The Reykjavik Eye Study--prevalence of lens opacification with reference to identical Japanese studies.

@article{Sasaki2000TheRE,
  title={The Reykjavik Eye Study--prevalence of lens opacification with reference to identical Japanese studies.},
  author={Hiroshi Sasaki and Fridbert J{\'o}nasson and Masami Kojima and Nobuyo Katoh and Masaji Ono and Nobuo Takahashi and Kazuyuki Sasaki},
  journal={Ophthalmologica. Journal international d'ophtalmologie. International journal of ophthalmology. Zeitschrift fur Augenheilkunde},
  year={2000},
  volume={214 6},
  pages={412-20}
}
PURPOSE A population-based cataract epidemiological study, the Reykjavik Eye Study, was conducted to determine the prevalence and characteristics of lens opacities in Iceland. The results were compared with those from previous surveys in Japan to determine the influence of race and environmental factors. METHODS 1,635 randomly selected residents of Reykjavik, Iceland, were enrolled, and among them, 1,045 responded and took part in the study. The subjects received ophthalmological examination… CONTINUE READING