Racial differences of lens transparency properties with aging and prevalence of age-related cataract applying a WHO classification system.

@article{Sasaki2004RacialDO,
  title={Racial differences of lens transparency properties with aging and prevalence of age-related cataract applying a WHO classification system.},
  author={Kazuyuki Sasaki and Hiroshi Sasaki and Fridbert J{\'o}nasson and Masami Kojima and Hong Ming Cheng},
  journal={Ophthalmic research},
  year={2004},
  volume={36 6},
  pages={332-40}
}
PURPOSE To investigate racial differences of lens transparency properties and the prevalence of lens opacification by age. METHODS Lenses of randomly selected Asian (1,038 Japanese and 517 Singaporeans) and Caucasian (1,045 Icelanders) subjects were evaluated for their lens transparency property (LTP). The prevalence of lens opacification was determined with a newly proposed WHO cataract classification system. RESULTS LTP increased with aging for all nationalities. Light scattering… CONTINUE READING

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