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Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume 2016, Article ID 5185207, 4 pages
Research Article

Evaluation of Anterior Segment’s Structures in Tilted Disc Syndrome

1Haseki Research and Training Hospital, Department of Ophthalmology, Istanbul, Turkey
2Inonu University School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology, Malatya, Turkey

Received 13 June 2016; Revised 26 July 2016; Accepted 3 August 2016

Academic Editor: Edward Manche

Copyright © 2016 Ercan Ozsoy 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.


Purpose. To evaluate anterior segment’s structures by Pentacam in patients with tilted disc syndrome (TDS). Methods. Group 1 included forty-six eyes of forty-six patients who have the TDS. Group 2 including forty-six eyes of forty-six cases was the control group which was equal to the study group in age, gender, and refraction. A complete ophthalmic examination was performed in both groups. All cases were evaluated by Pentacam. The axial length (AL) of eyes was measured by ultrasound. Quantitative data obtained from these measurements were compared between two groups. Results. There was no statistically significant difference for age, gender, axial length, and spherical equivalent measurements between two groups (, , , and ). There was a statistically significant difference for central corneal thickness (CCT), corneal volume (CV), anterior chamber angle (ACA), and pupil size measurements between two groups (, , , and ). Also, there was no statistically significant difference for anterior chamber depth (ACD), anterior chamber volume (ACV), and lens thickness (LT) measurements between two groups (, , and ). Conclusion. We determined that CCT was thinner, CV was less, and ACA was narrower in patients with TDS. There are some changes in the anterior segment of the eyes with tilted disc.