Frequency of Dry Eyes in Type 1 Diabetics at Sindh Institute of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Purpose: To Determine the Frequency of Dry Eyes in Type 1 Diabetics at Sindh Institute of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. Study Design: Cross sectional study. Place and Durational of Study: At Sindh institute of Ophthalmology and visual sciences and for six months 1st January 2017 to 30th June 2017. Material and Methods: Type 1 diabetics who were 30 to 70 years old with duration of disease less than 5 years were registered and sampling was done by non-probability convenience sampling. Schrimer test and tear film breakup time were performed to analyse dry eyes in type 1 diabetes. Data was recorded in proforma and results were assessed by using Statistical Program for Social Sciences (SPSS, version 16.0). The percentages, frequencies were collected and t test was applied.