Correlation between serum lipids and age-related macular degeneration: a case-control study.

@article{Davari2013CorrelationBS,
  title={Correlation between serum lipids and age-related macular degeneration: a case-control study.},
  author={Mohammad Hossein Davari and Hoda Gheitasi and Gholamhossein Yaghobi and Behrouz Heydari},
  journal={Journal of research in health sciences},
  year={2013},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={98-101}
}
BACKGROUND Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of visual loss among people aged 65 yr and older. The pathophysiology of AMD is poorly understood. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between serum lipid concentrations and age-related macular degeneration. METHODS In this case-control study, total cholesterol (TCH), low density lipoprotein (LDL), high density lipoprotein (HDL) and triglyceride (TG) of 32 patients with AMD were compared with… CONTINUE READING