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Prevalence of vitreoretinal disorders in a rural population of southern India: the Aravind Comprehensive Eye Study.
OBJECTIVE To determine the magnitude of vitreoretinal disorders in a rural southern Indian population. METHODS Cluster sampling was used to identify individuals 40 years and older in Tamil Nadu inExpand
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Glaucoma in a rural population of southern India: the Aravind comprehensive eye survey.
PURPOSE To determine the prevalence of glaucoma and risk factors for primary open-angle glaucoma in a rural population of southern India. DESIGN A population-based cross-sectional study. Expand
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A population-based assessment of presbyopia in the state of Andhra Pradesh, south India: the Andhra Pradesh Eye Disease Study.
PURPOSE To determine the prevalence of presbyopia in the state of Andhra Pradesh in south India. METHODS Comprehensive ocular examinations including logMAR (logarithm of the minimum angle ofExpand
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A population based eye survey of older adults in Tirunelveli district of south India: blindness, cataract surgery, and visual outcomes
Aims: To assess the prevalence of vision impairment, blindness, and cataract surgery and to evaluate visual acuity outcomes after cataract surgery in a south Indian population. Methods: ClusterExpand
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Risk factors for age-related macular degeneration: findings from the Andhra Pradesh eye disease study in South India.
PURPOSE To assess prevalence, potential risk factors, and population attributable risk percentage (PAR%) for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. METHODS AExpand
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Blindness and vision impairment in a rural south Indian population: the Aravind Comprehensive Eye Survey.
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of blindness and vision impairment in a rural population of southern India. DESIGN A population-based cross-sectional study. PARTICIPANTS A total of 17200Expand
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Risk factors for age related cataract in a rural population of southern India: the Aravind Comprehensive Eye Study
Aim: To determine risk factors for lens opacities and age related cataract in an older rural population of southern India. Methods: A cross sectional population based study of 5150 people aged 40Expand
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Pseudoexfoliation in southern India: the Andhra Pradesh Eye Disease Study.
PURPOSE To report the prevalence of pseudoexfoliation (PXF) and its associations with ocular diseases in a south Indian population. METHODS This was a population-based, cross-sectionalExpand
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Diabetic retinopathy among self reported diabetics in southern India: a population based assessment
Aims: To estimate the prevalence of diabetic retinopathy among self reported diabetics in a population of southern India. Methods: A cross sectional sample of subjects aged 50 years and older wasExpand
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Analysis of CFH, TLR4, and APOE polymorphism in India suggests the Tyr402His variant of CFH to be a global marker for age-related macular degeneration.
PURPOSE To screen polymorphisms in complement factor-H (CFH), toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4), and APOE genes as potential risk factors for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in Indian patients. Expand
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