Prevalence of cataract surgery and post-surgical visual outcomes in an urban Asian population: the Singapore Malay Eye Study.


Journal Article

AIM: The aim of the study was to describe the prevalence and visual outcomes of cataract surgery in an urban Asian population. METHODS: This was a population-based study of 3280 Singapore Malays aged 40-80 years (response rate 78.7%). Participants had a standardised interview and comprehensive ocular examination. Poor post-operative visual outcome was defined as visual acuity

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Lavanya, R; Wong, TY; Aung, T; Tan, DTH; Saw, S-M; Tay, WT; Wang, JJ; SiMES team,

Published Date

  • March 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 93 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 299 - 304

PubMed ID

  • 18927226

Pubmed Central ID

  • 18927226

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1468-2079

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1136/bjo.2008.148650


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England