Ocular surface changes in thyroid eye disease.

@article{Ismailova2013OcularSC,
  title={Ocular surface changes in thyroid eye disease.},
  author={Dilyara S Ismailova and Anatoly A Fedorov and Yaroslav O Grusha},
  journal={Orbit},
  year={2013},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={87-90}
}
PURPOSE To study the incidence and risk factors of ocular surface damage in thyroid eye disease (TED) and to determine histological changes underlying positive vital staining in this condition. METHODS Forty-six patients (92 eyes) with TED were included in this study. Routine ophthalmologic examination, Schirmer test I, vital staining and corneal sensitivity were performed. Fifteen patients with positive vital staining underwent impression cytology and incisional biopsy. RESULTS Positive… CONTINUE READING

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