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ObjectiveTo characterize the risk of xerophthalmia among nonpregnant women and their children and the risk factors for households in which both mother and child have xerophthalmia.MethodsIn case-control analyses of more than 15 000 households in the National Micronutrient Survey of Cambodia,...
ObjectiveTo estimate the prevalence and distribution of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in the United States by age, race/ethnicity, and gender.MethodsSummary prevalence estimates of drusen 125 µm or larger, neovascular AMD, and geographic atrophy were prepared separately for black and...
ObjectivesTo determine the prevalence of cataract and pseudophakia/aphakia in the United States and to project the expected change in these prevalence figures by 2020.MethodsSummary prevalence estimates of cataract and of pseudophakia/aphakia were prepared separately for black, white, and...
ObjectiveTo determine the magnitude of vitreoretinal disorders in a rural southern Indian population.MethodsCluster sampling was used to identify individuals 40 years and older in Tamil Nadu in southern India. Demographic details, vision measurement and refraction using logMAR charts, anterior...
ObjectiveTo evaluate risk factors for the 4-year incidence of cortical and posterior subcapsular (PSC) lens opacities.DesignPopulation-based cohort study with 85% participation at 4-year follow-up.ParticipantsThree thousand one hundred ninety-three black participants of the Barbados Eye Studies,...
ObjectiveTo review progress toward an electronic retinal prosthesis for outer retinal degeneration.MethodLiterature review.ResultsRetinal degenerations such as retinitis pigmentosa result in a loss of photoreceptors. There is a secondary loss of inner retinal cells, but significant numbers of...
ObjectiveTo conduct a follow-up study in patients with congenital rubella syndrome (CRS) in Oman and analyze the prevalence of ophthalmic disorders and associated systemic problems.MethodsThis historical prospective cohort study included review of 32 surviving patients with CRS reported by the...
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