Ocular surface disease in diabetes

Viral Juthani, William J. Dupps

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Diabetes mellitus is an important cause of numerous ocular disease processes. In addition to well-known conditions such as cataract and diabetic retinopathy (DR), ocular surface diseases are a common cause of discomfort and visual impairment. The number of people over the age of 50 in the United States suffering from dry eye disease is reported to be 3.2 million and 1.6 million, respectively.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationManaging Diabetic Eye Disease in Clinical Practice
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9783319083292
ISBN (Print)9783319083285
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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