Retinal nerve fiber thickness is reduced in sleep apnea syndrome.

  title={Retinal nerve fiber thickness is reduced in sleep apnea syndrome.},
  author={S Moghimi and Aliasghar Ahmadraji and Hamed Sotoodeh and Khosro Sadeghniat and Maryam Maghsoudipour and Ghasem Fakhraie and Golshan Latifi and Nariman Nassiri and Joann A Giaconi},
  journal={Sleep medicine},
  volume={14 1},
OBJECTIVE To investigate the prevalence of glaucoma, visual field abnormalities, as well as changes in retinal nerve fiber layer in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS). METHODS In this cross-sectional study, 51 patients with OSAS were included. Based on apnea hypopnea index (AHI), there were 26, 6 and 19 cases of severe (AHI⩾30), moderate (15⩽AHI<30), and mild (5⩽AHI<15) OSAS, respectively. The control group was matched for age, sex and body mass index. Prevalence of… CONTINUE READING
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