Relationship Between Axial Length and Central Corneal Thickness of Emmetropic Eye with the Height and Body Weight of Young Adults

  • Sapna Raina Associate Professor, ACMS Delhi
  • JK S Parihar Sr Consultant Centre of Sight, New Delhi.
  • Tarun Chaudhary Sr Consultant Centre of Sight, New Delhi.
  • Manvinder Pal Singh Marwaha Classified Specialist Aerospace Medicine, Air Force Central Medical Establishment, Subroto Park, New Delhi.
  • Bhupinder Kaur Anand Professor, Department of Community Medicine, SGT Medical University, Gurugram
Keywords: Ocular Hypertension, CCT,AL, cornea, Keratoconus

Abstract

Background: The cornea is an important ocular structure involved in the mediation of visual perception. It is the principal refractive surface of the eye and vision can be significantly affected by relatively small changes in its structure and parameters. Measurement of corneal parameters is important in the diagnosis and management of ocular diseases such as keratoconus and glaucoma Methods: This study was conducted in the department of ophthalmology in ACMS medical college Delhi.

Results: This study showed, height and AL has a positive correlation with a value of +.119, and with weight AL has a weak positive correlation (+.035). CCT has a positive correlation with age (+0.044) but was found to have nil correlation with sex.
Conclusion: This study was conclude that, no significant difference in mean CCT and AL was found between male and female subjects.

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Published
2018-12-29
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Raina S, Parihar J, Chaudhary T, Marwaha M, Anand B. Relationship Between Axial Length and Central Corneal Thickness of Emmetropic Eye with the Height and Body Weight of Young Adults. IABCR [Internet]. 29Dec.2018 [cited 21Mar.2019];4(4):66-9. Available from: https://iabcr.org/index.php/iabcr/article/view/444