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Nuclear cataract

Known as: cataracts nuclear, nuclear sclerosis, sclerosis nuclear 
A nuclear cataract is an opacity or clouding that develops in the lens nucleus. That is, a nuclear cataract is one that is located in the center of… Expand
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Cataract is a visible opacity in the lens substance, which, when located on the visual axis, leads to visual loss. Age-related… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVE To evaluate risk factors for the development of cataract in Australian residents. METHODS A total of 3721… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Age is by far the biggest risk factor for cataract, and it is sometimes assumed that cataract is simply an amplification of this… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Age-related cataracts are a major public health problem. The relative importance of genes and environment in the… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Age-related nuclear cataract is a major cause of blindness. It is characterised by opacification and colouration in the centre of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
PURPOSE To describe the prevalence and risk factors for cataract in an Australian population aged 40 years and older. METHODS… Expand
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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… Expand
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Review
1995
Review
1995
Cataracts, the world's leading cause of blindness, are an enormous public health problem in both developing and industrialized… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
We evaluated the occurrence or progression of nuclear sclerosis of the crystalline lens in 100 eyes after vitrectomy for removal… Expand
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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… Expand
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