1. Validation of Optical Coherence Tomography-Based Crystalline Lens Thickness Measurements in Children

    Purpose. To evaluate the validity and repeatability of crystalline lens thickness measurements obtained by anterior segment optical coherence tomography (OCT). Methods. Forty-seven normal children (mean age, 11.06 ± 2.30 yr) had their crystalline lens thickness measured with the Visante anterior segment OCT (Carl Zeiss Meditec, Dublin, CA) and with conventional corneal touch A-scan ultransonography (ultrasound) (Humphrey 820). The subjects' right corneas were anesthetized, and their right eyes were cyclopleged. Five ultrasound measurements were recorded per eye, and three Visante OCT measurements were recorded per eye. Thirty-eight subjects had measurements at a second visit where three additional Visante OCT measurements ...
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