The research was part of the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study (LALES), which was supported by the National Eye Institute (NEI), part of the National Institutes of Health.
What does LALES stand for?
LALES stands for Los Angeles Latino Eye Study (California; National Eye Institute and the National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities)
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The Los Angeles Latino Eye Study (LALES) is a population-based prevalence study of eye disease in 6,357 Latinos (primarily Mexican-Americans) aged 40 years and older in La Puente, Los Angeles County, California.
FOCUS ON LATINOS: Latinos over the age of 40 have higher rates of vision loss compared to other ethnic or racial groups, according to the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study at the USC Keck School of Medicine.