Journal article

Pseudoexfoliation syndrome in Australian adults

CA McCarty, HR Taylor

American Journal of Ophthalmology | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2000

Abstract

PURPOSE: To describe the prevalence and correlates of pseudoexfoliation syndrome in Australians aged 40 years and older. METHODS: Cluster, stratified sampling was employed to identify a cohort representative of the population of the state of Victoria aged 40 years and older that included urban, rural, and nursing home residents. A standardized personal interview and clinical eye examination, including intraocular pressure, were performed at locally established test sites. The presence of any pseudoexfoliation material on the iris or lens capsule was noted on dilated slit-lamp examination. Participants were classified as having pseudoexfoliation syndrome if any pseudoexfoliation material was ..

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