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Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

Color vision abnormalities in type 2 diabetes mellitus

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

Volume : 6, Issue : 1, Year : 2020

Article Page : 63-64

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Purpose: To assess color vision abnormalities in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients and associated risk
Materials and Methods: A prospective study was conducted for 3 months. Patients who is a known
case of type 2 diabetes mellitus who presented to our OPD were included in our study. All patients
underwent complete ophthalmologic examination which included visual acuity, color vision assessment
using Pseudoisochromatic Ishihara chart, slit-lamp biomicroscopy, IOP and fundoscopy. Statistical
analyses were performed using the statistical software SPSS for Windows, ver. 16.0. The results were
expressed as mean standard deviation if the variables were continuous and as percentages if categorical.
Results: The prevalence of color vision abnormalities among diabetics and associated risk factors was
Conclusion: Various studies have been done to know the color vision abnormalities. We evaluated on the
associated risk factors as well.

Keywords: Diabetes mellitus, Diabetic retinopathy.


Doi : 10.18231/j.ijceo.2020.014

How to cite : Pooja H V, Gowda H T V, Raghavendraswamy, Color vision abnormalities in type 2 diabetes mellitus. Indian J Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2020;6(1):63-64

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