R Duraisami Thulasiraj

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OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of lens opacities in an older population in rural southern India. METHODS A cross-sectional study of 5150 persons aged 40 years and more who were selected as part of a representative sample from three southern districts of the state of Tamil Nadu in southern India. All lenses were graded and classified for opacities(More)
PURPOSE To determine the impact of vision impairment and eye diseases on vision-specific quality of life and visual function in an older population of rural southern India. METHODS Presenting and best-corrected visual acuity and burden of eye diseases were determined in a population aged 40 years and older, identified through a random cluster sampling(More)
PURPOSE To estimate the prevalence of early and late age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in India. METHODS Of 7518 people aged 60 years and older identified from randomly sampled villages in North and South India, 5853 (78%) attended an eye examination including fundus photography. Fundus images were graded according to the Wisconsin Age-Related(More)
PURPOSE To determine the potential associations of female reproductive factors with age-related cataract, open-angle glaucoma, macular degeneration, and myopia in an older population of rural south India. METHODS This was a population-based, cross-sectional study of older adults in rural south India identified through a cluster sampling technique.(More)
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