Publications of Faculty of Medicine:COMPARISON BETWEEN ULTRASONIC PACHYMETRY AND PACHYMETRY USING THE ORBSCAN II: Abstract

Title:
COMPARISON BETWEEN ULTRASONIC PACHYMETRY AND PACHYMETRY USING THE ORBSCAN II
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Abstract:

Aim: To compare the central corneal thickness measurements using ultrasonic pachymetry and the orbscann in normal Egyptian subjects. Methods: 60 eyes of 30 normal subjects visiting the ophthalmology out patient clinic at Benha Faculty Of Medicine were enrolled in this study. AU were informed about the study and its aim and those willing to share were enrolled. Every subject was examined by two examiners .The first examiner performed pachrnetry using the obrscan II in the first room and kept the results away from the second examiner. The patient was then transferred to another room where he was examined by the second examiner who performed ultrasonic pachymetery using the Tomey ultrasonic pachymeter. At the end of the study both data collected by both examiners was collected and statistically analyzed using the student t test.

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