1. Correlation of corneal pigmented arc with wide epithelial thickness map in orthokeratology-treated children using optical coherence tomography measurements

    Correlation of corneal pigmented arc with wide epithelial thickness map in orthokeratology-treated children using optical coherence tomography measurements

    Purpose To determine the intensity of corneal pigmented arc in orthokeratology (ortho-k)-treated children and its correlation with wide epithelial thickness map (ETM) obtained through anterior segment optical coherent tomography (AS-OCT). Methods This retrospective case series reviews medical records of children who received ortho-k treatment for myopia control. Intensity of ortho-k-associated pigmented arc after wearing ortho-k lens more than 12 months and its correlation with each sector/zone of wide ETM obtained by AS-OCT was explored. Pigmented arcs were further divided into apparent and unapparent groups, and the clinical differences between groups were determined. Results This study included 57 eyes ...

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