Journal article

Ten-Year Incidence of Cataract Surgery in Urban Southern China: The Liwan Eye Study

Lanhua Wang, Rui Gong, Stuart Keel, Zhuoting Zhu, Mingguang He

American Journal of Ophthalmology | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2020

Abstract

PURPOSE: We sought to estimate the 10-year incidence of cataract surgery and its associated factors in an adult urban Chinese population. DESIGN: Population-based cohort study. METHODS: The Liwan Eye Study is a population-based study initiated in 2003 with 1405 eligible participants. All baseline participants were invited to return for a 10-year follow-up examination with the same protocol. Having incident cataract surgery was defined as participants with native crystalline lens at baseline who underwent cataract surgery performed in either eye during the 10-year follow-up period. A detailed questionnaire was administrated to collect information regarding income, education, and medical histo..

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Grants

Awarded by National Natural Science Foundation of China


Awarded by Science and Technology Planning Project of Guangdong Province, China


Funding Acknowledgements

Supported by the Fundamental Research Funds of the State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, National Natural Science Foundation of China (81420108008 and 81570843H1204), and Science and Technology Planning Project of Guangdong Province, China 2013B20400003. Dr. He receives support from the University of Melbourne at Research Accelerator Program and the Centre for Eye Research Australia Foundation. The Centre for Eye Research Australia receives operational infrastructure support from the Victorian State Government. The sponsor or funding organization had no role in the design or conduct of this research.