1. Influence of corneal power on circumpapillary retinal nerve fiber layer and optic nerve head measurements by spectral-domain optical coherence tomography

    Influence of corneal power on circumpapillary retinal nerve fiber layer and optic nerve head measurements by spectral-domain optical coherence tomography

    AIM : To evaluate the influence of corneal power on circumpapillary retinal nerve fiber layer (cpRNFL) and optic nerve head (ONH) measurements by spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT). METHODS : Twenty-five eyes of 25 healthy participants (mean age 23.6±3.6y) were imaged by SD-OCT using horizontal raster scans. Disposable soft contact lenses of different powers (from ?11 to +5 diopters including 0 diopter) were worn to induce 2-diopter changes in corneal power. Differences in the cpRNFL and ONH measurements per diopter of change in corneal power were analyzed. RESULTS : As corneal power increased by 1 diopter, total and quadrant cpRNFL ...

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