A longitudinal study of corneal astigmatism changes in Asian eyes

J Am Optom Assoc. 1993 Mar;64(3):215-9.

Abstract

This study investigated changes in corneal astigmatism with age of 494 Asian eyes in a retrospective study. The results are compared to previous studies of non-Asian eyes. The current study demonstrates a greater magnitude in the rate of change of corneal astigmatism.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Aging / physiology*
  • Asian Americans
  • Astigmatism / ethnology*
  • Astigmatism / physiopathology
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Cornea / physiopathology*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Longitudinal Studies
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Retrospective Studies