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Impact of family history of high myopia on level and onset of myopia.

Authors
  • Liang, Chung-Ling
  • Yen, Eugene
  • Su, Jui-Yung
  • Liu, Chang
  • Chang, Tzu-Yi
  • Park, Naeun
  • Wu, Ming-Jin
  • Lee, Sharon
  • Flynn, John T
  • Juo, Suh-Hang Hank
Type
Published Article
Journal
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science
Publisher
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2004
Volume
45
Issue
10
Pages
3446–3452
Identifiers
PMID: 15452048
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This study found strong familial effects on the level and onset of myopia even after adjusting for environmental factors. The parental effect on ocular components in their offspring was primarily on AXL.

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