A Clinical Analysis of Age-Related Macular Degeneration in Qinghai Plateau

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To investigate the clinically estimated incidence and risk factors for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in a various nationalities in Tibet and Qinghai plateau. 185 AMD patients (288 eyes), aged 40 to 86 years and lived in Qinghai-Tibet plateau area (with a sea-level of 1800 m – 4300 m), were enrolled. All patients were assigned into four groups based on their nationalities. The Detached Angiography, Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), Fundus Photography, Visual Acuity, Slit-Lamp Examination, Intraocular Pressure, Laboratory Blood Test were employed.

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