Conjunctival forniceal depth across a normalized pediatric and young adult population.

Principal Investigator: Anna Gushchin
Keywords: Normative database , Anatomical study , Eye , Orbit , Conjunctival fornix Department: Ophthalmology-Services
IRB Number: 00075915 Co Investigator:  
Specialty: Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology
Sub Specialties: Oculoplastic and Facial Plastic Surgery,
Recruitment Status: Not yet recruiting

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Anna Gushchin

Brief Summary

The purpose of this study is to 1) evalute the depth of upper and lower fornices in both pediatric and young adult populations to establish a normative database. 2) evaluate forniceal depth changes in patients before and after orbital procedures. 3) In select patients, obtain data on eye axial lengths to correlate to forniceal depths.



Inclusion Criteria

Children and adults of all ages undergoing eye examinations for any other reason. Any child undergoing exam under anesthesia for another reason. Oaky for patients on both chronic eye drops and not on any eye medications.


Exclusion Criteria

Patients do not wish to participate in the study, parents are not available to consent for the examination.