The Association of Statin Use With Cataract Progression and Cataract Surgery: The AREDS2 Report Number 8

Ophthalmology. 2016 Apr;123(4):916-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2015.10.040. Epub 2015 Dec 11.

Publication types

  • Multicenter Study
  • Randomized Controlled Trial
  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, N.I.H., Intramural
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Cardiovascular Diseases / drug therapy
  • Cataract / diagnosis*
  • Cataract / epidemiology*
  • Cataract Extraction / statistics & numerical data*
  • Disease Progression
  • Fatty Acids, Omega-3 / therapeutic use
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors / adverse effects
  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors / therapeutic use*
  • Lutein / therapeutic use
  • Macular Degeneration / diagnosis
  • Macular Degeneration / drug therapy
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Propensity Score
  • Proportional Hazards Models
  • Prospective Studies
  • United States / epidemiology
  • Zeaxanthins / therapeutic use

Substances

  • Fatty Acids, Omega-3
  • Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
  • Zeaxanthins
  • Lutein