1. Scleral Lens Clearance Assessment with Biomicroscopy and Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography

    Scleral Lens Clearance Assessment with Biomicroscopy and Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography

    SIGNIFICANCE It is important to be able to accurately estimate the central corneal clearance when fitting scleral contact lenses. Tools available have intrinsic biases due to the angle of viewing, and therefore an idea of the amount of error in estimation will benefit the fitter. PURPOSE To compare the accuracy of observers' ability to estimate scleral contact lens central corneal clearance (CCC) with biomicroscopy to measurements using slit-lamp imaging and anterior segment optical coherence tomography (AS-OCT). METHODS In a Web-based survey with images of four scleral lens fits obtained with a slit-lamp video imaging system, participants were asked to estimate ...

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