[Prevalence of intraocular hypertension and glaucoma in a nonselected French population].

@article{Bron2006PrevalenceOI,
  title={[Prevalence of intraocular hypertension and glaucoma in a nonselected French population].},
  author={Alain M Bron and Christophe Baudouin and J E Nordmann and Jean François Rouland and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Thomas and Kathy Bean and Bart de Clercq and Athanase Benetos and Anne Solesse de Gendre and S{\'e}bastien Lefebvre},
  journal={Journal francais d'ophtalmologie},
  year={2006},
  volume={29 6},
  pages={635-41}
}
AIMS To measure intraocular pressure (IOP) in a large human sample and to assess the prevalence of glaucoma with elevated IOP and ocular hypertension (OHT) in this population. METHODS We measured IOP in 2,074 subjects (men: women: 1,384: 690). If the IOP was higher than 20 mmHg, a photograph of the optic disc was taken and the visual field was examined. The optic nerve head and the visual field were evaluated in 395 individuals. RESULTS In men aged 18-39 years, mean IOP was 15.5+/-3.1 mmHg… CONTINUE READING

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