Estrogen replacement therapy and retinal vascular caliber.

  title={Estrogen replacement therapy and retinal vascular caliber.},
  author={Tien Yin Wong and Michael D. Knudtson and Barbara E. Klein and Ronald Klein and Larry D Hubbard},
  volume={112 4},
OBJECTIVE It is unclear if estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) has an effect on the retinal circulation. In the current study, we examine the association of ERT, female reproductive factors, and retinal vascular caliber. DESIGN Population-based cross-sectional study. PARTICIPANTS Women participants aged 43 to 84 years living in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. METHODS Retinal photographs of participants taken at the baseline examination were digitized, and the diameters of arterioles and venules… CONTINUE READING


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