Risk factors associated with age-related nuclear and cortical cataract : a case-control study in the Age-Related Eye Disease Study, AREDS Report No. 5.

  • Published 2001 in Ophthalmology


OBJECTIVE To investigate possible risk factors for age-related nuclear and cortical cataracts in participants in the Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS). DESIGN Case-control study. PARTICIPANTS Of the 4757 persons enrolled in AREDS, 4477 age 60 to 80 years are included in the study. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Slit-lamp lens photographs were used to… (More)


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