Body mass index and age-related cataract: the Shihpai Eye Study.

@article{Kuang2005BodyMI,
  title={Body mass index and age-related cataract: the Shihpai Eye Study.},
  author={T M Kuang and Su-Ying Tsai and W M Hsu and Ching-Yu Cheng and Jorn-Hon Liu and Pesus Chou},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  year={2005},
  volume={123 8},
  pages={1109-14}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the association between body mass index (BMI) (calculated as weight in kilograms divided by the square of height in meters) and cataract in a metropolitan Asian elderly population. DESIGN Population-based cross-sectional study. Age-related cataract was defined as any type of lens opacity (ie, nuclear, cortical, and posterior subcapsular opacity) with a Lens Opacities Classification System III grade of more than 2 in one or both eyes. Weight and height were measured by… CONTINUE READING