Case-control study of idiopathic retinal detachment.


A case-control study of idiopathic, rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (IRD) was conducted to investigate potential risk factors for developing IRD. These included some factors reported previously, such as cardiovascular disease, and some not under suspicion, such as cigarette smoking and iris colour. Cases (n = 198) were incident cases of IRD who were… (More)


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@article{Austin1990CasecontrolSO, title={Case-control study of idiopathic retinal detachment.}, author={Kimberly Austin and J R Palmer and Johanna M. Seddon and Robert J Glynn and Lauren Rosenberg and Evangelos S. Gragoudas and David W. Kaufman and S. Shapiro}, journal={International journal of epidemiology}, year={1990}, volume={19 4}, pages={1045-50} }