Retinal detachment in Scotland is associated with affluence.

  title={Retinal detachment in Scotland is associated with affluence.},
  author={Shohista Saidkasimova and Danny Mitry and Jaswinder Singh and David Yorston and Davic G Charteris},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={93 12},
AIM Socio-economic deprivation plays a major role in health and disease, but its role in retinal detachment has not been studied. Data from the Scottish Retinal Detachment Study were used to investigate any association between retinal detachment, macular status at presentation and deprivation. METHODS Prospective multicentre population-based observational study. Data were collected on all patients with primary retinal detachment presenting in Scotland between 1 November 2007 and 31 October… CONTINUE READING

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