Association of Lens Vault with Narrow Angles among Different Ethnic Groups
Roland Y Lee, Guofu Huang, Qi N Cui, Mingguang He, Travis C Porco, Shan C Lin
CURRENT EYE RESEARCH | INFORMA HEALTHCARE | Published : 2012
PURPOSE: To compare lens vault between open-angle and narrow-angle eyes in African-, Caucasian-, Hispanic-, Chinese- and Filipino-Americans. METHODS: In this prospective study, 436 patients with open angle and narrow angle based on the Shaffer gonioscopic grading classification underwent anterior-segment optical coherence tomography. The Zhongshan Angle Assessment Program was used to calculate lens vault. The narrow-angle group included 32 Chinese-Americans, 22 Filipino-Americans, 26 African-Americans, 24 Hispanic-Americans and 73 Caucasian-Americans. The open-angle group included 56 Chinese-Americans, 29 Filipino-Americans, 45 African-Americans, 27 Hispanic-Americans and 102 Caucasian-Ameri..View full abstract
Awarded by NIH-NEI
Awarded by NATIONAL EYE INSTITUTE
This study was supported by NIH-NEI EY002162-Core Grant for Vision Research, Research to Prevent Blindness and That Man May See, Inc.