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Evaluation of choroidal thickness changes after phacoemulsification surgery

Authors Uzun S, Pehlivan E

Received 25 June 2016

Accepted for publication 28 June 2016

Published 24 August 2016 Volume 2016:10 Pages 1613—1615


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Editor who approved publication: Dr Scott Fraser

Salih Uzun,1 Emre Pehlivan2

1Department of Ophthalmology, Etimesgut Military Hospital, Ankara, 2Department of Ophthalmology, Eskisehir Military Hospital, Eskisehir, Turkey
We have read and reviewed the article entitled as “Evaluation of choroidal thickness changes after phacoemulsification surgery” by Bayhan et al1 with great interest. The authors had analyzed the effects of phacoemulsification surgery on choroidal thickness (CT) using optical coherence tomography by postoperative month 1. They had found that there were statistically significant increases in all CT measurements, particularly in subfoveal and nasal areas, and the increase in CT was correlated with postoperative decrease of postoperative intraocular pressure. We express our gratitude to the authors for this valuable study, and we would like to ask the authors some important points. 
 View the original paper by Aslan Bayhan and colleagues.

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