Interocular biometric parameters comparison measured with swept-source technology



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Albarrán Diego, Cesar Antonio and Poyales Galán, Francisco and López Artero, Esther and Garzón Jiménez, Nuria and García Montero, María (2022) Interocular biometric parameters comparison measured with swept-source technology. International Ophthalmology, 42 (1). pp. 239-251. ISSN 0165-5701

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Purpose: In the event that any ocular parameter involved in the calculation of intraocular lens power could not be properly measured in one eye, it is important to know whether clinically relevant differences between both eyes can be expected. The aim of this work is to evaluate the symmetry of interocular biometric parameters.

Methods: This was a prospective, cross-sectional study involving 4090 subjects. Patients underwent consecutive swept-source optical biometry performed with an IOLMaster 700 (Carl Zeiss Meditec AG, Jena, Germany). The biometric parameters that were evaluated were: axial length (AL), mean anterior curvature (Rm), anterior chamber depth (ACD), crystalline lens thickness (LT), central corneal thickness (CCT) and white-to-white (WTW). The Chang-Waring chord distance (CWC-D) and the Chang-Waring chord angle (CWC-A) were also evaluated.

Results: There is an excellent correlation between both eyes for almost all the biometric parameters under study, with the exception of the CWC. Agreement for AL was better for eyes shorter than 24 mm. The linearity of the OD-vs-OS relationship can be correctly assumed for all parameters (Cusum test: p > 0.05 in all cases).

Conclusion: There are no clinically significant interocular differences for the biometric parameters under study, although for all of them, except the LT, statistically significant differences did arise. In the case of AL, moderate differences can be expected in eyes larger than 24 mm.

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Uncontrolled Keywords:Interocular symmetry, Swept-source, Biometry, IOLMaster 700
Subjects:Medical sciences > Medicine > Ophtalmology
Medical sciences > Optics > Lasers
ID Code:70353
Deposited On:14 Feb 2022 15:17
Last Modified:18 Feb 2022 10:54

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