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June 2014

Thin Central Corneal Thickness and Early-Onset Glaucoma in Lacrimo-auriculo-dento-digital Syndrome

Author Affiliations
  • 1Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City
  • 2Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland
JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(6):782-784. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.306

Thin central corneal thickness (CCT) is a well-established risk factor for glaucoma development and progression.1 Lacrimo-auriculo-dento-digital (LADD) syndrome is an autosomal dominant syndrome associated with multiple congenital anomalies.2,3 We describe a young patient with LADD syndrome who had extremely thin CCT and severe open-angle glaucoma.

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