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The University of Southern California (USC) Roski Eye Institute researchers and clinicians published results of the largest population-based study of adult Latinos and age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
Latinos have higher rates of developing visual impairment, blindness, diabetic eye disease, and cataracts than non-Hispanic whites, researchers found. These are the first estimates of visual impairment and eye disease development in Latinos.
Según un estudio de investigación, los latinos que residen en los Estados Unidos tienen tasas altas de enfermedades de los ojos y deterioro visual, y es posible que un número considerable de ellos no sepa que tiene una enfermedad de los ojos.
More Americans than ever are facing the threat of blindness from age-related eye disease, a new report says. Over one million Americans aged 40 and over are currently blind and an additional 2.4 million are visually impaired.