Case Report
Volume 11 Issue 7 - 2020
Extremely Thick Cornea with Normal Slit‐scanning Tomographic Findings and Normal Corneal Endothelial Specular Microscopic Parameters
Khaled Nagy1, Islam Awny2 and Amr Mounir2*
1Professor, Ophthalmology Department, Tanta Faculty of Medicine, Tanta University, Egypt
2Lecturer, Ophthalmology Department, Sohag Faculty of Medicine, Sohag University, Egypt
*Corresponding Author: Amr Mounir, Lecturer, Ophthalmology Department, Sohag Faculty of Medicine, Sohag University, Egypt.
Received: May 04, 2020; Published: June 10, 2020


In this report, we present a 19-year-old female complaining of bilateral diminution of vision due to refractive error. The uncorrected visual acuity (UCVA) in the right eye (RE) was 0.3 with best corrected visual acuity (BCVA) to 1 in decimal by a refraction of -0.50 Ds -1.00 Dc x 15, while the UCVA in the left eye (LE) was 0.3 with best corrected visual acuity (BCVA) to 1 in decimal by a refraction of -0.75 Ds -1.00Dc x 164. Corneal tomography was performed for both eyes by slit‐scanning Orbscan IIz and the patient was diagnosed as normal corneal tomography with symmetrical bowtie but Central corneal thickness and thinnest pachymetry were extremely high. Central corneal thickness was 696 μm in right eye and 690 μm in left eye with normal tomographical maps. Corneal specular examination was done by non-contact specular microscope to exclude any corneal endothelial abnormality and no abnormality was detected.

Keywords: Thick Cornea; Corneal Tomography; Orbscan IIz; Corneal Endothelium; Corneal Specular Microscopy


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Citation: Khaled Nagy., et al. “Extremely Thick Cornea with Normal Slit‐scanning Tomographic Findings and Normal Corneal Endothelial Specular Microscopic Parameters”. EC Ophthalmology 11.7 (2020): 50-54

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