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BioMed Research International
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 832863, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/832863
Research Article

Comparison of Macular Thickness in Patients with Keratoconus and Control Subjects Using the Cirrus HD-OCT

1Unit of Optometry, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, P.O. Box 8056, 10420 Stockholm, Sweden
2Optics Department, University of Valencia, C/Dr. Moliner 50, 46100 Burjassot, Spain
3TERTC, University of Houston, College of Optometry, Houston, TX 77204-2020, USA

Received 8 September 2014; Revised 19 December 2014; Accepted 6 February 2015

Academic Editor: Michele Figus

Copyright © 2015 R. L. Brautaset et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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