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Prevalence of keratoconus in paediatric patients in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The British journal of ophthalmology | 5 Jan 2018

EA Torres Netto, WM Al-Otaibi, NL Hafezi, S Kling, HM Al-Farhan, JB Randleman and F Hafezi
Abstract
Keratoconus (KC) is a ectatic corneal disorder with marked progression during childhood and puberty that may lead to severe visual loss. In addition to KC prevalence, estimate shows major geographical variations; recent studies using Scheimpflug technology are in contrast to the 1980s and 1990s literature. The present study aims to determine the prevalence of KC in paediatric patients in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (KSA).
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United Arab Emirates, Dammam, Arabian Peninsula, Mecca, Jeddah, Ha'il, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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