volume 51, issue 1, P39-46 2009
DOI: 10.1111/j.1755-3768.1973.tb08244.x
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U. KRAUSE, J. HELVE, H. FORSIUS

Abstract: A total of 220 inmates of old people's homes, all over 60 years of age, were examined for pseudoexfoliation of the lens capsule. The incidence recorded for the age group 60-69 years was 10°/o, 70-79 years 21.3O/o and 80-89 years 32.8 "/a. The intraocular tension of the eyes with pseudoexfoliation averaged 17.5 mmHg, against an average of 15.4 mmHg in normal eyes. After mydriatics, pigmented floaters were seen in the aqueous humour of 61.5 O / o of the normal eyes, and 83.3 "/o of the eyes with pseudoexfoliati…

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