1. Assessment of the effect of age on macular layer thickness in a healthy Chinese cohort using spectral-domain optical coherence tomography

    Assessment of the effect of age on macular layer thickness in a healthy Chinese cohort using spectral-domain optical coherence tomography

    Background To determine the effect of age on the thickness of individual retinal and choroidal vascular layers in the macula in an ophthalmologically healthy Chinese cohort by using spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT). Methods In all, 525 health eyes of 525 subjects were examined with SD-OCT. The instrument automatically obtained the regional retinal thickness of 8 layers. Subfoveal choroidal vascular layers’ thickness was measured using enhanced depth imaging mode. The correlation of age with layer thickness measurements was determined. Results No age-associated variation was found on retinal thickness (RT) in the fovea; however, the foveal thickness of outer nuclear layer ...

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