Seminars in ophthalmology
The tear film LLT was significantly thinner and DES and MGD parameters showed deterioration after cataract surgery. In addition, LLT was significantly correlated with DES and MGD parameters. These results suggest that clinicians should consider the tear film lipid layer while managing the exacerbation of DES after cataract surgery.
The British journal of ophthalmology
Sex hormones are associated with the physiology and pathophysiology of almost all organs in the body, as well as most diseases. Interest in the associations between sex hormones and ocular tissues has increased in recent years. Androgens may have a positive effect on dry eye, whereas the effects of oestrogen on ocular conditions remain unclear. Int...
International journal of molecular sciences
Sjögren's syndrome (SS) is a systemic autoimmune disease characterized by severe inflammation of exocrine glands such as the salivary and lacrimal glands. When it affects the lacrimal glands, many patients experience keratoconjunctivitis due to severely dry eyes. This study investigated the pathological and immunological characteristics of ocular l...