Visual impairment, causes of vision loss, and falls: the singapore malay eye study.

@article{Lamoureux2008VisualIC,
  title={Visual impairment, causes of vision loss, and falls: the singapore malay eye study.},
  author={Ecosse Luc Lamoureux and Elaine Chong and Jie Jin Wang and Seang Mei Saw and Tin Aung and Paul L R Mitchell and Tien Yin Wong},
  journal={Investigative ophthalmology & visual science},
  year={2008},
  volume={49 2},
  pages={
          528-33
        }
}
PURPOSE To report associations of visual impairment and the main causes of vision loss with falls in an older Asian population. METHODS The population-based Singapore Malay Eye Study examined 3280 (78.7% response rate) Malay adults 40 to 80 years of age. Details about any fall in the previous 12 months and personal and sociodemographic information were collected. Presenting visual acuity (PVA) was measured. Mild or moderate visual impairment (0.3 < logMar < 1.0), severe visual impairment… CONTINUE READING

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