Retinal Vascular Caliber and Age-related Macular Degeneration in an Indian Population from Singapore
You Chuen Chin, Tien Yin Wong, Chui Ming Gemmy Cheung, Carol Yim-Lui Cheung, Yingfeng Zheng, Paul Mitchell, HuiQi Huang, Jie Jin Wang, Mohammad Kamran Ikram
Ophthalmic Epidemiology | INFORMA HEALTHCARE | Published : 2014
PURPOSE: To examine the association between retinal vascular caliber and early age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in an Indian population. METHODS: A total of 3112 Indian participants aged ≥40 years from the population-based Singapore Indian Eye Study who had data available on retinal vascular caliber measurements and AMD status were included. Retinal arteriolar and venular calibers were measured from digital photographs using computer-assisted software according to a standardized protocol. Images of the macular region were graded according to the modified Wisconsin age-related maculopathy grading system. Right eyes were selected for analyses. Binary logistic regression models were used ..View full abstract
Awarded by Biomedical Research Council (BMRC), Singapore
This work was supported by a grant from the Biomedical Research Council (BMRC), 08/1/35/19/550, Singapore.