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Table 3 Differences in corneal elevation between the experimental and numerical data as obtained from uniform-stiffness and non-uniform-stiffness simulations

From: In vivo study of corneal responses to increased intraocular pressure loading

Participant Simulations based on uniform stiffness distribution Simulations based on non-uniform stiffness distribution
(μm) (μm)
1 11.1 ± 7.4 (0.1–20.9, 13.0 %) 0.5 ± 0.4 (0.0–1.4, 0.5 %)
2 10.2 ± 7.0 (0.2–20.7, 11.0 %) 3.4 ± 3.3 (0.1–8.7, 3.6 %)
3 6.3 ± 4.7 (0.5–12.7, 8.1 %) 1.4 ± 1.0 (0.2–2.8, 1.8 %)
4 2.4 ± 2.2 (0.1–6.3, 4.2 %) 0.8 ± 0.5 (0.0–1.4, 1.4 %)
5 9.8 ± 6.4 (0.2–17.6, 12.2 %) 1.5 ± 1.5 (0.1–4.6, 1.8 %)
6 6.0 ± 4.6 (0.1–12.4, 9.0 %) 0.3 ± 0.4 (0.0–1.5, 0.5 %)
7 6.9 ± 4.5 (0.1–12.3, 13.6 %) 0.8 ± 0.7 (0.1–2.3, 1.6 %)
  1. Results include the average, standard deviation and range in microns, and the average as a percentage of the maximum experimental corneal elevation for each eye