Evaluation of the intraocular pressure in obese adolescents


Kocak N., Arslan N., Karti O., Tokgoz Y., Ozturk T., Gunenc U., ...More

MINERVA PEDIATRICA, vol.67, no.5, pp.413-418, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 67 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Journal Name: MINERVA PEDIATRICA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.413-418
  • Keywords: Child, Intraocular pressure, Obesity, Body mass index, BODY-MASS INDEX, METABOLIC SYNDROME, BLOOD-PRESSURE, RISK-FACTORS, LIFE-STYLE, GLAUCOMA, CHILDREN, ASSOCIATION, EYE
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Aim. The aim of this study was to evaluate the intraocular pressure (IOP) levels of children with normal and high Body Mass Index (BMI) and to find out the potential correlation between glaucoma and obesity.