Thursday, August 11, 2011

New Risk Assessment for Eye Health

"Researchers at the Oregon Health and Science University in Portland have designed a risk assessment model to facilitate investigations into preventative treatments that may promote eye health. A report of their findings was recently published in the Archives of Opthalmology research journal," reports "For their model, Michael L. Klein, M.D., and his associates used a large body of information containing analysis of physical, demographic, environmental and genetic circumstances pertinent to conditions affecting eye health. They compared approximately 9.3 years worth of data for patients who developed difficulties maintaining optimal vision in one eye to that of patients developing such issues in both eyes." Read more.

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