Age-related cataract

Known as: cataract senile, cataracts senile, age related cataracts 
An age-related, anatomical abnormality that is caused by thickening of the lens of the eye.
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1936-2017
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND We have little systematic information about the extent to which standard processes involved in health care--a key… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE To explore associations between visual impairment, cataract, and mortality in older persons after adjusting for other… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
  • Archives of ophthalmology
  • 2001
BACKGROUND Experimental and observational data suggest that micronutrients with antioxidant capabilities may retard the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Dietary antioxidants, including carotenoids, are hypothesized to decrease the risk of age-related cataracts by… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE To estimate the incidence of nuclear, cortical, and posterior subcapsular cataract in the Beaver Dam Eye Study cohort… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE To study the prevalence and causes of blindness and visual impairment in various age categories of a large population… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
PURPOSE To describe the relationships of diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease, and selected cardiovascular disease risk… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
AIMS To describe the impact of cataract surgery in terms of visual function (functioning in everyday life with respect to vision… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
OBJECTIVE To develop the Lens Opacities Classification System III (LOCS III) to overcome the limitations inherent in lens… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Presence and severity of age-related cataract was determined in adults 43 to 84 years of age in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. Duplicate… (More)
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