Depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and dry eye syndrome: a study utilizing the national United States Veterans Affairs administrative database.


PURPOSE To study the scope of dry eye syndrome (DES) in veterans on a national level and to evaluate the relationship between psychiatric diagnoses and DES. DESIGN Case-control study. METHODS SETTING Patients were seen in a Veterans Affairs (VA) eye clinic between 2006 and 2011. PATIENT POPULATION Patients were divided into cases and controls with… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajo.2012.02.009


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