Prevalence of pterygium in Latinos: Proyecto VER.

@article{West2009PrevalenceOP,
  title={Prevalence of pterygium in Latinos: Proyecto VER.},
  author={Sheila K West and Beatriz Mu{\~n}oz},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2009},
  volume={93 10},
  pages={1287-90}
}
AIMS Pterygium is a common corneal eye condition that can be disfiguring and may require surgery to avoid loss of vision. There are no population-based data on the prevalence or on risk factors among Latinos. METHODS A population-based sample of 4774 self-reported Latinos age > or = 40 years from randomly selected block groups in Nogales and Tucson, Arizona, USA, were enrolled in the study. Questionnaires were conducted in the home on risk factors. A clinical examination by an experienced… CONTINUE READING

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