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Macular pigment optical density before and after cataract extraction.

Authors
  • Ciulla, T A
  • Hammond, B R Jr
  • Yung, C W
  • Pratt, L M
Type
Published Article
Journal
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science
Publisher
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
Publication Date
May 01, 2001
Volume
42
Issue
6
Pages
1338–1341
Identifiers
PMID: 11328748
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Psychophysical techniques can be used to obtain reliable measurements of MP in elderly subjects, even in those with cataracts. Moreover, differences in retinal illuminance due to varying opaqueness of the crystalline lens do not seem to have a measurable influence on MPOD.

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