Chronic Kidney Disease Ups Late AMD Risk: New Findings in Asian Cohort

3 Jan 2024 • Pooled analysis from 10 distinct Asian population-based studies revealed that CKD and compromised kidney function are significantly associated with late AMD.

  • Researchers in the Asian Eye Epidemiology Consortium have unveiled a significant association between chronic kidney disease & late-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
  • The study identified a 1.46-fold higher odds of late AMD in individuals with CKD and a 1.12-fold increased risk for each 10-unit decrease in eGFR.

These findings emphasize the importance of regular ocular examinations for individuals with CKD.

Source: AAO | Read full story

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