Factors associated with undercorrected refractive errors in an older population: the Blue Mountains Eye Study.

@article{Thiagalingam2002FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with undercorrected refractive errors in an older population: the Blue Mountains Eye Study.},
  author={Sureka Thiagalingam and Robert Graham Cumming and Paul Mitchell},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2002},
  volume={86 9},
  pages={1041-5}
}
AIMS To identify characteristics of people with clinically relevant undercorrected refractive errors. METHODS The Blue Mountains Eye Study was a population based survey of 3654 Australians aged 49-97 years. Examinations included a standardised refraction and measurement of presenting and best corrected visual acuity. Clinically relevant undercorrected refractive error was defined as improvement of >/=10 letters (2+ lines on the logMAR chart) in subjects with presenting acuity 6/9 or worse… CONTINUE READING
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