The Antioxidants in Prevention of Cataracts Study: effects of antioxidant supplements on cataract progression in South India

@article{Gritz2006TheAI,
  title={The Antioxidants in Prevention of Cataracts Study: effects of antioxidant supplements on cataract progression in South India},
  author={D. Gritz and M. Srinivasan and S. D. Smith and U. Kim and T. Lietman and J. Wilkins and B. Priyadharshini and R. John and S. Aravind and N. Prajna and R. Duraisami Thulasiraj and J. Whitcher},
  journal={British Journal of Ophthalmology},
  year={2006},
  volume={90},
  pages={847 - 851}
}
Aim: To determine if antioxidant supplements (β carotene and vitamins C and E) can decrease the progression of cataract in rural South India. Methods: The Antioxidants in Prevention of Cataracts (APC) Study was a 5 year, randomised, triple masked, placebo controlled, field based clinical trial to assess the ability of interventional antioxidant supplements to slow cataract progression. The primary outcome variable was change in nuclear opalescence over time. Secondary outcome variables were… Expand
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