Incidence, Types, and Lifetime Risk of Adult-Onset Strabismus – Corrected Proof

Objective: To describe the incidence and types of adult-onset strabismus in a geographically defined population.Design: Retrospectively reviewed population-based cohort.Participants: All adult (≥19 years of age) residents of Olmsted County, Minnesota, diagnosed with new-onset adult strabismus from January 1, 1985, through December 31, 2004.Methods: The medical records of all potential cases identified by the resources of the Rochester Epidemiology Project were reviewed.Main Outcome Measures: Incidence rates for adult-onset strabismus and its types.Results: Seven hundred fifty-three cases of new-onset adult strabismus were identified during the 20-year period, yielding an annual age- and gender-adjusted incidence rate of 54.1 cases (95% confidence interval, 50.2–58.0) per (Read more...)

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