Journal article

Lens Vault, Thickness, and Position in Chinese Subjects with Angle Closure

Monisha E Nongpiur, Mingguang He, Nishani Amerasinghe, David S Friedman, Wan-Ting Tay, Mani Baskaran, Scott D Smith, Tien Yin Wong, Tin Aung

OPHTHALMOLOGY | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2011

Abstract

PURPOSE: To investigate the association of lens parameters-specifically, lens vault (LV), lens thickness (LT), and lens position (LP)-with angle closure. DESIGN: Prospective, comparative study. PARTICIPANTS: One hundred two Chinese subjects with angle closure (consisting of primary angle closure, primary angle-closure glaucoma, and previous acute primary angle closure) attending a glaucoma clinic and 176 normal Chinese subjects with open angles and no evidence of glaucoma recruited from an ongoing population-based cross-sectional study. METHODS: All participants underwent gonioscopy and anterior-segment optical coherence tomography (AS OCT; Carl Zeiss Meditec, Dublin, CA). Customized softwar..

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