In vivo confocal microscopy of climatic droplet keratopathy

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dc.contributor.author Bhikoo, Riyaz en
dc.contributor.author Niederer, Rachael en
dc.contributor.author Hart, R en
dc.contributor.author Sherwin, Trevor en
dc.contributor.author McGhee, Charles en
dc.date.accessioned 2015-01-08T23:13:44Z en
dc.date.issued 2013-07 en
dc.identifier.citation Clinical and Experimental Optometry, 2013, 96 (4), pp. 430 - 432 en
dc.identifier.issn 0816-4622 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/24027 en
dc.description.abstract We describe the corneal microstructural changes in a patient with spheroidal degeneration using in vivo confocal microscopy. Multiple hypo- and hyper-reflective spherical lesions were observed in the anterior corneal stroma and Bowman’s layer ranging from 45 to 220 mm in size. The corneal epithelium, posterior stroma and endothelium were otherwise unaffected. In vivo confocal microscopy demonstrates good correlation with excised histological samples in climatic droplet keratopathy. It provides a non-invasive technique to examine the living cornea for degenerative disease and acts as a bridge between clinical and laboratory observations. en
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dc.language eng en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Clinical and Experimental Optometry en
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dc.subject Humans en
dc.subject Cornea en
dc.subject Corneal Diseases en
dc.subject Microscopy, Confocal en
dc.subject Middle Aged en
dc.subject Male en
dc.title In vivo confocal microscopy of climatic droplet keratopathy en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1111/cxo.12030 en
pubs.issue 4 en
pubs.begin-page 430 en
pubs.volume 96 en
dc.identifier.pmid 23980269 en
pubs.end-page 432 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 375571 en
pubs.org-id Medical and Health Sciences en
pubs.org-id School of Medicine en
pubs.org-id Ophthalmology Department en
dc.identifier.eissn 1444-0938 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2015-01-09 en
pubs.dimensions-id 23980269 en


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