Risk factors for primary open-angle glaucoma in a Burmese population: the Meiktila Eye Study.

@article{Casson2007RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for primary open-angle glaucoma in a Burmese population: the Meiktila Eye Study.},
  author={Robert J Casson and Aanchal Gupta and Henry S Newland and Steve J. Mcgovern and James S. Muecke and Dinesh Selva and Than Htike Aung},
  journal={Clinical & experimental ophthalmology},
  year={2007},
  volume={35 8},
  pages={
          739-44
        }
}
PURPOSE To report the risk factors associated with primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) in the Burmese population. METHODS The Meiktila Eye study, a population-based cross-sectional study, included inhabitants 40 years of age and over from villages in the Meiktila District. Of 2481 eligible participants identified, 2076 participated in the study and sufficient examination data to diagnose glaucoma in at least one eye was obtained in 1997 participants. The ophthalmic examination included slit… CONTINUE READING

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