How Does Cataract Surgery Rate Affect Angle-closure Prevalence
Guangming Jin, Lanhua Wang, Jane Scheetz, Jian Zhang, Mingguang He
Journal of Glaucoma | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2021
PRCIS: A data simulation study suggests that prevalence of occludable angle will decrease when the cataract surgical rate increases in particularly when the surgery focuses on 70+ years old. PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to estimate the effects of cataract surgical rates (CSR) on the prevalence of primary angle-closure glaucoma in the Chinese population. METHODS: Participants aged 50 years and older from the Liwan Eye Study were included as the study sample. Occludable angle (OA) as a surrogate of primary angle-closure glaucoma was evaluated using static gonioscopy and anterior chamber depth was measured before dilation using A-mode ultrasound. Random sampling was used to generate 5..View full abstract
Awarded by National Key R&D Program of China
Awarded by Fundamental Research Funds of the State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, National Natural Science Foundation of China
Awarded by Science and Technology Planning Project of Guangdong Province, China
Supported by the National Key R&D Program of China (2018YFC0116500), the Fundamental Research Funds of the State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, National Natural Science Foundation of China (81420108008, 81900841), and Science and Technology Planning Project of Guangdong Province, China (2013B20400003).