Joint Effects of Intraocular Pressure and Myopia on Risk of Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma: The Singapore Epidemiology of Eye Diseases Study

@inproceedings{Tham2016JointEO,
  title={Joint Effects of Intraocular Pressure and Myopia on Risk of Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma: The Singapore Epidemiology of Eye Diseases Study},
  author={Yih-Chung Tham and Tin Aung and Qiao Fan and Seang-Mei Saw and Rosalynn Grace Siantar and Tien Yin Wong and Ching-Yu Cheng},
  booktitle={Scientific reports},
  year={2016}
}
We examined the joint effects of intraocular pressure (IOP) and myopia on the risk of primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) in a multi-ethnic Asian population. A total of 9,422 participants (18,469 eyes) in the Singapore Epidemiology of Eye Diseases Study were included. Of them, 213 subjects (273 eyes) had POAG. All participants underwent standardised examinations. The independent and joint effects of IOP and myopia on POAG were examined using logistic regression models. Generalised estimating… CONTINUE READING
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