Arun Subhash Reddy P

Department of Ophthalmology, Sree Balaji Medical College & Hospital Affiliated to Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India


  • Research   
    Clinical Study on Dry Eye Syndrome
    Author(s): Arun Subhash Reddy P*

    The dry eye syndrome is clinical syndrome that generally causes dryness of eye. Of the 70consecutivepatientsstudiedinthisgroup, the incidence was more in the 40 - 70-year age group. 31weremales and 39 were females. 30 had Sjogren's syndrome, which is the most common associated systemic disease in dry eye disease. Of the 30 patients 13 (43%) patients had Primary Sjogren's syndrome and 17 (57% patients had secondary Sjogren' s syndrome. The increased incidence of secondary Sjogren' s compared to primary Sjogren' sinour study can be explained by the fact that Rheumatoid arthritis of SLE patients is sent for Ophthalmic evaluation to our hospital and so increased incidence. Results shows a strong association of menopause with keratoconjunctivitis sicca. 15 patients had developed punctual occlusion. The objective improvement was83%testifyingfheneedandimportance of tear p.. Read More»

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