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Myopia is associated with lower vitamin D status in young adults

Yazar, Seyhan; Hewitt, Alex W; Black, Lucinda; McKnight, Charlotte; Mountain, Jenny; Sherwin, Justin; Oddy, Wendy; Coroneo, Minas; Mackey, David; Lucas, Robyn


Purpose. To investigate the association between serum vitamin D levels and myopia in young adults. Methods. A total of 946 individuals participating in the 20-year follow-up of the Western Australian Pregnancy Cohort (Raine) Study were included in this study. Ethnicity, parental myopia, and education status were ascertained by self-reported questionnaire. A comprehensive ophthalmic examination was performed, including postcycloplegic autorefraction and conjunctival UV autofluorescence...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science
DOI: 10.1167/iovs.14-14589


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