Nuclear cataract and myopic shift in refraction.

  title={Nuclear cataract and myopic shift in refraction.},
  author={Chameen Samarawickrama and Jie Jin Wang and George Burlutsky and Ava G. Tan and Paul Mitchell},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={144 3},
PURPOSE Nuclear cataract is thought to cause a myopic shift in refraction in older persons. The authors tested this hypothesis by assessing the correlation of nuclear opacity with spherical equivalent refraction (SER) in an older population. DESIGN Population-based cross-sectional study. METHODS Three thousand six hundred and fifty-four participants… CONTINUE READING