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Visual impairment, age-related eye diseases, and cognitive function: the Singapore Malay Eye study.

Authors
  • Ong, Shin Yeu
  • Cheung, Carol Y
  • Li, Xiang
  • Lamoureux, Ecosse L
  • Ikram, M Kamran
  • Ding, Jie
  • Cheng, Ching Yu
  • Haaland, Benjamin Adam
  • Saw, Seang Mei
  • Venketasubramanian, Narayanaswamy
  • Chen, Christopher P L
  • Wong, Tien Yin
Type
Published Article
Journal
Archives of Ophthalmology
Publisher
American Medical Association
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2012
Volume
130
Issue
7
Pages
895–900
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1001/archophthalmol.2012.152
PMID: 22410630
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Older persons with visual impairment, particularly those with visual impairment due to cataract, were more likely to have cognitive dysfunction. Furthermore, among the major age-related eye diseases, only diabetic retinopathy was associated with cognitive dysfunction.

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