Incidence of nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy: increased risk among diabetic patients.

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OBJECTIVE Previous studies have identified a higher prevalence of diabetes mellitus (DM) among patient cohorts with nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION). We sought to determine the development of incident NAION among a group of newly diagnosed patients with DM and to estimate the incidence of NAION among the elderly. DESIGN Medicare 5… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2011.01.054

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@article{Lee2011IncidenceON, title={Incidence of nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy: increased risk among diabetic patients.}, author={Michael Sangyeob Lee and Daniel S. Grossman and Anthony C. Arnold and Frank A. Sloan}, journal={Ophthalmology}, year={2011}, volume={118 5}, pages={959-63} }