Pseudoexfoliation in a rural population of southern India: the Aravind Comprehensive Eye Survey.

@article{Krishnadas2003PseudoexfoliationIA,
  title={Pseudoexfoliation in a rural population of southern India: the Aravind Comprehensive Eye Survey.},
  author={Ramaswami Krishnadas and Praveen Kumar Nirmalan and Rengappa Ramakrishnan and Ravilla Duraisami Thulasiraj and Joanne Katz and James M. Tielsch and David Steven Friedman and Alan L. Robin},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2003},
  volume={135 6},
  pages={830-7}
}
PURPOSE To determine the prevalence and risk factors for pseudoexfoliation in a rural population of southern India. DESIGN A population-based cross-sectional study of pseudoexfoliation with and without glaucoma in rural southern India. METHOD A total of 5,150 subjects aged 40 years and older from 50 clusters representative of three southern districts of Tamil Nadu in southern India. RESULTS All participants had a comprehensive eye examination at the base hospital, including visual acuity… CONTINUE READING