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Corneal Thickness

Central & peripheral Corneal curvature/keratometry readings , colored contour map

Central Corneal Thickness – CCT (pachymetry)

  • Instrument/s: Ultrasound pachymeter
  • Purpose of the test: Measure central corneal thickness

    Indications: Glaucoma, Refractive errors, Keratoconus

    Contraindications:

    Time duration: 5 minutes

    Preparations for test: Local anesthesia with alkane

    Side effect: Irritation for drops, Mild epithelial defect

    Place:

    Which types of a patients are suitable? Age above 5 years