Ophthalmology 2022 Jan 10. Epub 2022 Jan 10.
Southern California Eye Institute, CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA. Electronic address:
Purpose: To assess the impact of Visual Field Loss (VFL) on Vision-Specific Quality of Life (VSQOL) by race, ethnicity and age DESIGN: Pooled analysis of cross-sectional data from three population-based, prospective cohort studies PARTICIPANTS: The Multiethnic Ophthalmology Cohorts of California Study (MOCCaS) participants included 6,142 Latinos, 4,582 Chinese Americans, and 6,347 African Americans from Los Angeles County.
Methods: 17,071 adults 40 years and older completed comprehensive interviews and ophthalmic examinations from 2000 to 2018. VFL was measured using the Humphrey SITA Standard 24-2 test as decibels (dB) of mean deviation (MD). Read More