Journal article

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

Abstract

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..

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