Incidence and prevalence of pseudoexfoliations and open-angle glaucoma in northern Sweden: II. Results after 21 years of follow-up.

@article{strm2007IncidenceAP,
  title={Incidence and prevalence of pseudoexfoliations and open-angle glaucoma in northern Sweden: II. Results after 21 years of follow-up.},
  author={Siv {\AA}str{\"o}m and Hans Stenlund and Christina Lind{\'e}n},
  journal={Acta ophthalmologica Scandinavica},
  year={2007},
  volume={85 8},
  pages={832-7}
}
PURPOSE To prospectively evaluate the prevalence and incidence of pseudoexfoliation (PEX) syndrome and open-angle glaucoma (OAG) with and without PEX and to evaluate PEX as a risk factor for glaucoma in a population born in 1915 and living in the municipality of Skellefteå in northern Sweden. METHODS A randomized population study comprising 339 individuals. The cohort was followed for 21 years at 7 year intervals. The examination included tonometry, dilated slit-lamp biomicroscopy, optic disc… CONTINUE READING

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