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Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

Pseudoexfoliative cataract with associated systemic disorders

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Author Details : Pooja H V*, H T Venkate Gowda, Subhashchandra

Volume : 6, Issue : 1, Year : 2020

Article Page : 61-62

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Purpose: To find out the association of various systemic disorder with pseudoexfoliative syndrome.
Materials and Methods: 67 patients aged between 50-80 years who presented to our OPD and diagnosed
as pseudoexfoliative cataract from July 2018 to April 2019 were included in our study. Written informed
consent was taken from all the participants. Best corrected visual acuity (BCVA), slit lamp examination
(SLE), fundoscopy was done in all. Along with these complete blood count, FBS, PPBS, echo, ECG and
chest x-ray was done. The data was analysed using SPSS version 17.0. Results were expressed as mean,
frequency and percentage.
Results: Out of 67 patients, 17 patients (25.37)% had Diabetes mellitus, 10 patients had hypertension, 2
patients had IHD and one COPD.
Conclusion: Our study shows more association with the diabetes mellitus.

Keywords: Diabetes mellitus, Hypertension, Pseudoexfoliation.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijceo.2020.013

How to cite : Pooja H V, Gowda H T V, Subhashchandra, Pseudoexfoliative cataract with associated systemic disorders. Indian J Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2020;6(1):61-62

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