Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio May Predict Progression in Patients With Keratoconus

Karaca E. E., ÖZMEN M. C., Ekici F., Yuksel E., Turkoglu Z.

CORNEA, vol.33, no.11, pp.1168-1173, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/ico.0000000000000260
  • Journal Name: CORNEA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1168-1173
  • Keywords: neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio, poor prognosis, keratoconus, inflammation, progression, CONTACT-LENS WEAR, INFLAMMATORY MOLECULES, PRETREATMENT NEUTROPHIL, OXIDATIVE STRESS, TEAR FILM, EXPRESSION, ASSOCIATION, PEOPLE, CANCER
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) is a new potential predictor of systemic inflammation in several diseases. In this study, we aimed to evaluate NLR in patients with keratoconus.