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Of the study participants in the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study (LALES) who had open-angle glaucoma, 75% were previously undiagnosed.

Varma, Rohit, Mei Ying-Lai, Brian A. Francis, Betsy Bao-Thu Nguyen, Jennifer Deneen, M. Roy Wilson, and Stanley P. Azen. Prevalence of Open-Angle Glaucoma and Ocular Hypertension in Latinos: The Los Angeles Latino Eye Study. Ophthalmol. 2004; 111(8): 1439-48. http://www.aaojournal.org/article/S0161-6420(04)00315-X/fulltext

Reference

Title
Prevalence of Open-Angle Glaucoma and Ocular Hypertension in Latinos: The Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
Publication
Ophthalmol
Publication Date
2004
Authors
Varma, Rohit, Mei Ying-Lai, Brian A. Francis, Betsy Bao-Thu Nguyen, Jennifer Deneen, M. Roy Wilson, and Stanley P. Azen
Volume & Issue
Volume 111, Issue 8
Pages
1439-48
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

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