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IP International Journal of Ocular Oncology and Oculoplasty

Diabetes and dry eye

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Author Details : K. Kalaivani

Volume : 3, Issue : 1, Year : 2017

Article Page : 40-42

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Aim: To assess the prevalence of dry eye syndrome in type II diabetic patients and its correlation to the severity of diabetic retinopathy.
Materials and Methods: 191 subjects of both sexes, with the mean age of 56.18± 8.87years, diagnosed to have Type II Diabetes mellitus were included in the study.
Observation and Results: 99 out of 191 patients (51.8%) had dry eye syndrome and the prevalence was higher in elderly group, aged above 60 years and those with severe grades of diabetic retinopathy. A significant association was observed between the duration of diabetes and frequency of dry eye syndrome.
Conclusion: Since diabetic patients are found to have higher prevalence of dry eye syndrome, examination for dye eye should be an integral part of the assessment of diabetic eye disease.

Diabetic Retinopathy, Dry eye, Type II Diabetes

How to cite : Kalaivani K, Diabetes and dry eye. IP Int J Ocul Oncol Oculoplasty 2017;3(1):40-42

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