Ocular abnormalities in multi-transfused beta-thalassemia patients

  title={Ocular abnormalities in multi-transfused beta-thalassemia patients},
  author={Reza Jafari and Samira Heydarian and Hosein Karami and Mohammad Momeni Shektaei and Kiumars Noruzpour Dailami and Ahmad Ahmadzadeh Amiri and Majid Reza Sheikh Rezaee and Asad Allah Farrokh Far},
  booktitle={Indian journal of ophthalmology},
AIMS The aim of this study was to assess ocular changes in thalassemia patients who have received multiple transfusions and chelate binding therapy in order to avoid iron accumulation. SETTINGS AND DESIGN A cross-sectional study. SUBJECTS AND METHODS A total of 54 thalassemia major patients were selected as case group, and 54 age- and sex-matched healthy subjects were regarded as a control group. Ocular examination included visual acuity, refraction testing, slit lamp examination… CONTINUE READING
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