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__Armaghane Danesh__ 2007, 11(4): 19-28 Back to browse issues page
Evaluation of Correlation between Severity of Dry Eye Syndrome and Retinopathy in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus
AR Foroutan 1, A ASghari, N Afsar, A Vadipour, M Joushghani, N Nilforoushan, AA Nikeghbali, M Mirsamadi
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ABSTRACT: Introduction & Objective: Diabetes is one of the most common systemic diseases. Dry eye syndrome is one of the eye involvements in diabetic patient. Evaluation of correlation between dry eye syndrome and diabetic retinopathy in patients with insipidus diabetes was the aim of this study. Materials & Methods: In this study two hundreds eyes from 100 diabetic patients (non-insulin dependent) were selected and evaluated for dry eye syndrome. The patients then were divided into four groups: group 1: patients without diabetic retinopathy group 2: patients with non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy group 3: patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy group 4: patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy undergone PRPAll. The patients were examined for Schirmer test, BUT, painting cornea with flourecein and then allocated in different group based on the severity of dry eye. Collected data were analyzed by X2 and Kendle-taue tests using SPSS software. Results: Prevalence of dry eye syndrome in patients in group 1 was 48% and in patients in group2, 3 and 4 was 52%, 60% and 80% respectively. Conclusion: Dry eye syndrome is a complication of diabetes mellitus and its severity correlates with severity of diabetic retinopathy.
Keywords: KEYWORDS:Diabetic etinopathy, Dry eye syndrome, Dry eye score
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/06/2 | Accepted: 2015/06/2 | Published: 2015/06/2
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Foroutan A, ASghari A, Afsar N, Vadipour A, Joushghani M, Nilforoushan N, et al . Evaluation of Correlation between Severity of Dry Eye Syndrome and Retinopathy in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus. Armaghane danesh. 2007; 11 (4) :19-28
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