A study of ocular manifestations of Diabetes mellitus and ocular complications relating to the duration of diabetes, at a tertiary care hospital, in South India

Dr.Pasam.RajaKumar. M.S, Dr.G.MadhaviLatha. M,S
2017 IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences  
Context: The gravest ocular manifestation, diabetic retinopathy is the most frequent and the earliest demonstrable evidence of complication of diabetes. Aims: The present study is to determine the relation of duration of diabetes and the ocular complication. Settings and Design: The study is done at a tertiary care hospital, South India. Methods and Material: A total number of 100 patients were studied. Results: The M:F ratio of 1:1, major age group between 50-59 years and majority of patients
more » ... jority of patients were NIDDM type and the maximum duration of diabetes was 6-10yrs. Conclusions: In this study the most notable complication seen with increasing duration of diabetes was NPDR. Other complications like corneal ulcer, extraocular muscle palsy, neovascular glaucoma, Xanthelesma, blepharitis and anterior ischemic neuropathy were recorded.
doi:10.9790/0853-1606015964 fatcat:3nzy2qjsefgh3bkvfcehkhv3k4