Hoveyzeh Eye Cohort Study

Cohort facts:

Location of cohort: Hoveyzeh – Khuzestan Province

Main Ethnicities of participants: Arab

Conducted by: Ahvaz Jundishapour University of Medical Sciences


  • Nader Saki, MD
  • Seyed Jalal Hashemi, MD
  • Bahman Cheraghian, PhD
  • Seyed Ahmad Hosseini, PhD
  • Esmaeil Idani, MD

Study Execution:

The PERSIAN Eye Cohort Study started in Hoveyzeh in May 2017, and enrollment is currently ongoing.

Principal Investigator: Gholamreza Khataminia, MD

Overview of Cohort Population

Final Enrolled Sample Size
10,116 individuals
Gender Distribution
47% Male
53% Female
Age Distribution

35% ----35-44 years
34%----45-54 years
24%----55-64 years

Residence Type
70% Urban
30% Rural

Contact information

Email: hoveizeh.cs@ajums.ac.ir