Pediatrics

A new study assessed early changes in corneal and lens density in pediatric patients with celiac disease.

The observational and prospective study included 100 patients with and without celiac disease. Corneal and lens density were assessed with Pentacam HR (Oculus Optikgeräte GmbH, Wetzlar, Germany).

Results showed that mean lens and corneal density outcomes in all zones did not differ between groups (P > .05 for each). Maximum lens density was significantly higher…


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Study Explores Management Options for Children With Clinically Suspected Keratoconus

Approximately one half of pediatric patients suspected of having keratoconus eventually progress to needing penetrating keratoplasty (PKP) or corneal cross-linking (CXL). New data presented by Sara Anastas, MD, at the 2019 ASCRS-ASOA annual meeting examine potential…

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  1. Jan 01, 2020

Changes in Corneal and Lens Density in Pediatric Patients With Celiac Disease

A new study assessed early changes in corneal and lens density in pediatric patients with celiac disease.

The observational and prospective study included 100 patients with and without celiac disease. Corneal and lens density were…