Refractive associations with cataract: the Blue Mountains Eye Study.

PURPOSE To assess the relationship between myopia and age-related cataract in a defined older population. METHODS A cross-sectional study of 3654 people aged 49 to 97 years was conducted in the Blue Mountains near Sydney, Australia, from 1992 through 1994. General medical, eye, and refractive history and information about confounders were collected by… CONTINUE READING