Occupational Exposure to Lead Decreases Macular, Choroidal, and Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness in Industrial Battery Workers

Ekinci M., Ceylan E., Cagatay H. H. , KELEŞ S., Altinkaynak H., Kartal B., ...More

CURRENT EYE RESEARCH, vol.39, no.8, pp.853-858, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/02713683.2013.877934
  • Title of Journal : CURRENT EYE RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.853-858


Purpose: To evaluate the toxic effects of chronic lead (Pb) exposure on retinal nerve fiber layer thickness (RNFLT), macular thickness (MT) and choroidal thickness (CT) in battery industry workers.