The prevalence of and risk factors associated with pterygium in a rural adult Chinese population: the Handan Eye Study.

@article{Sun2013ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of and risk factors associated with pterygium in a rural adult Chinese population: the Handan Eye Study.},
  author={Lan Ping Sun and Wei Lv and Yuan Bo Liang and David Steven Friedman and Xiao hui Yang and Li Xia Guo and Yi Peng and Ning Li Wang and Jie Jin Wang},
  journal={Ophthalmic epidemiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={
          148-54
        }
}
  • Lan Ping Sun, Wei Lv, +6 authors Jie Jin Wang
  • Published in Ophthalmic epidemiology 2013
  • Medicine
  • PURPOSE To describe the prevalence and risk factors for pterygium in a rural adult Chinese population. METHODS A total of 7557 people aged 30 years and over were randomly selected from 13 villages in a rural county, Yongnian, within Handan district, Hebei Province of China. All eligible subjects were invited to undergo a comprehensive eye examination. A slit-lamp was used to examine the anterior segment for evidence of pterygium. Pterygium was graded for severity (G1 to G3) by visibility of… CONTINUE READING

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