1. Retinal Thickness Analysis by Race, Gender, and Age Using Stratus OCT

    Purpose: To detect differences in retinal thickness among patients of different race, gender, and age using Stratus OCT.Design: Cross-sectional study.Methods: In a multicenter, university-based study, 126 patients with no history of ocular disease were enrolled (78 diabetics without retinopathy and 48 nondiabetics). Optical coherence tomography measurements were performed using Stratus OCT. Statistical comparisons of center point foveal thickness and mean foveal thickness were made using generalized estimating equations adjusting for diabetic status, race, age, and gender.Results: The study population consisted of 36% male subjects, 39% Caucasian, 33% African-American, and 28% Hispanic. Mean foveal thickness was 191.6 ...

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