Incidence and progression of lens opacities in the Barbados Eye Studies.

@article{Leske2000IncidenceAP,
  title={Incidence and progression of lens opacities in the Barbados Eye Studies.},
  author={Maria Cristina Leske and S-Y Wu and Barbara Nemesure and Xingjiang Li and Anselm J. M. Hennis and AlastairM. Connell},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2000},
  volume={107 7},
  pages={
          1267-73
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To provide 4-year cumulative incidence and progression rates of age-related lens opacities in a population > or =40 years of age, which is mainly of African origin. DESIGN Cohort study that reexamined surviving members of the population-based Barbados Eye Study 4 years after baseline. PARTICIPANTS Three thousand four hundred twenty-seven members of the Barbados Eye Study cohort (85% of those eligible). MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES The Lens Opacities Classification System II (LOCS II… CONTINUE READING
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