Am J Ophthalmol 2021 May 2. Epub 2021 May 2.
Beijing Institute of Ophthalmology, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Key Laboratory, Beijing, China; Department of Ophthalmology, Medical Faculty Mannheim of the Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany; Institute of Clinical and Scientific Ophthalmology and Acupuncture Jonas & Panda, Heidelberg, Germany; Institute of Molecular and Clinical Ophthalmology Basel, Switzerland.
Purpose: To assess the prevalence of myelinated retinal nerve fibers (MRNFs), the rate of their change in a 10-year follow-up, and associations with ocular and systematic parameters in a population-based cohort.
Design: Longitudinal population-based cohort study.
Methods: The Beijing Eye study including 4439 participants aged 40+ years in 2001 and was repeated in 2011, with 2695 individuals (66. Read More