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Does the intraocular pressure effect on optic disc cupping differ by age?

@article{Klein2006DoesTI,
  title={Does the intraocular pressure effect on optic disc cupping differ by age?},
  author={Barbara E.K. Klein and Ronald Klein and Kristine E. Lee and Carol J Hoyer},
  journal={Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society},
  year={2006},
  volume={104},
  pages={
          143-8
        }
}
PURPOSE To investigate whether age influences optic disc cupping in addition to the effects of intraocular pressure (IOP). METHODS Population-based study (N = 4,926 at baseline). All measures including fundus photography were done according to standard protocols. Stereoscopic images of the optic disc were graded in masked fashion. RESULTS Cup-to-disc ratios (C/D) were directly related to IOP at baseline. Age of 75 years or older was associated with increase in cupping at a given level of… 

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