Place-based exposure and cataract risk in the Beaver Dam cohort.

Abstract

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with an aging U.S. population an estimated 30 million people will be diagnosed with cataract by 2020. Several modifiable risk factors have been identified for nuclear cataract, cortical cataract, and posterior subcapsular cataract (PSC), including smoking, diabetes, and steroid medications. In the… (More)

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