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Age dynamic in the central corneal thickness in children

B. Petrova- Uzunova, V. Chernodrinska, G. Aleksieva


Aim: To identify and analyze the dynamic of central corneal thickness in Bulgarian children in different age groups.

Object: The study cover 248 patient / 496 eye / divided into four age groups. Method: Ultrasonic pachimetry with PacScan300AP.


Establish a statistically signi? cant increase in the average level of CRD in children to 15 years old.

Average CRD in the second and third group is the same.

With increasing age increases CRD and it is greatest in the fourth group.


central corneal thickness; average value; children; age groups

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B. Petrova- Uzunova
Eye clinic `VIZUS`, Alexandrovska University Hospital, So¿ a

V. Chernodrinska
Eye clinic `VIZUS`, Alexandrovska University Hospital, So¿ a

G. Aleksieva
Eye clinic `VIZUS`, Alexandrovska University Hospital, So¿ a