Incidence of occludable angles in a high-risk Mongolian population.

  title={Incidence of occludable angles in a high-risk Mongolian population.},
  author={Jennifer L Y Yip and Paul J Foster and Clare E Gilbert and Davatseren Uranchimeg and J Bassanhuu and Pak Sang Lee and Peng T. Khaw and Gordon J. Johnson and Winifred P Nolan},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={92 1},
BACKGROUND Primary angle closure glaucoma (PACG) accounts for nearly 50% of global glaucoma blindness. There are currently no public health strategies to deal with this problem. Screening and prophylactic treatment of primary angle closure suspects (PACS) with laser peripheral iridotomy (LPI) may form a feasible population-level intervention. However, more information about the natural history of PACS is required before such an approach could be considered. METHODS Six hundred and forty-four… CONTINUE READING