Prevalence of open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension in Latinos: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study.

  title={Prevalence of open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension in Latinos: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study.},
  author={Rohit Varma and Mei Ying-Lai and Brian A Francis and Betsy Bao-Thu Nguyen and Jennifer Deneen and Mark R. Wilson and Stanley Paul Azen},
  volume={111 8},
OBJECTIVE To estimate age- and gender-specific prevalences of ocular hypertension and open-angle glaucoma (OAG) in adult Latinos. DESIGN Population-based, cross-sectional study. PARTICIPANTS Six thousand three hundred fifty-seven Latinos 40 years and older from 6 census tracts in Los Angeles, California. METHODS The study cohort consisted of all self-identified Latinos of primarily Mexican ancestry 40 years and older residing in 6 census tracts in La Puente, California. All participants… CONTINUE READING
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