The middle-Norway eye-screening study. II. Prevalence of simple and capsular glaucoma.

@article{Ringvold1991TheME,
  title={The middle-Norway eye-screening study. II. Prevalence of simple and capsular glaucoma.},
  author={Amund Ringvold and S Blika and Tor B Els{\aa}s and J Guldahl and T A Brevik and P Hesstvedt and Katrin Hoff and H H\oisen and S Kj\orsvik and I Rossvold},
  journal={Acta ophthalmologica},
  year={1991},
  volume={69 3},
  pages={273-80}
}
In this population-based screening study, dealing with 1941 persons above 64 years of age from three different municipalities, the overall open-angle glaucoma prevalence was found to be 8.3%. The prevalence in the separate areas (7.0%, 8.6%, and 9.5%) were not statistically different. Roughly 30% of the population with pseudo-exfoliation syndrome had glaucoma, and 4.2% had ocular hypertension, whereas the corresponding figures for those without pseudo-exfoliation were 4% and 0.8%, respectively… CONTINUE READING

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