Int Ophthalmol (2018) 38:1161–1167 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10792-017-0577-4 OR IGINAL PAPER Manifestation of meibomian gland dysfunction in patients ¨ ¨ with Sjogren’s syndrome, non-Sjogren’s dry eye, and non-dry eye controls . . . . Yeon Soo Kang Hyo Seok Lee Ying Li Won Choi Kyung Chul Yoon Received: 6 November 2016 / Accepted: 22 May 2017 / Published online: 31 May 2017 Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2017 Abstract and meibomian gland expressibility in both the SS and Purpose To evaluate the manifestation of meibo- the non-SS groups. mian gland dysfunction in patients with Sjo ¨ gren’s Conclusion Patients in both SS and non-SS groups syndrome (SS), non-Sjo ¨ gren’s syndrome dry eye (non- exhibited greater impairment in meibomian gland SS) patients, and non-dry eye controls. function than the non-dry eye controls. SS patients had Methods We recruited 31 participants with SS dry more severe meibomian gland dysfunction with poorer eye, 30 participants with non-SS dry eye, and 35 mean meiboscore and meibomian gland expressibility healthy controls without dry eye symptoms. Nonin- than non-SS patients. vasive tear breakup time (NITBUT) and meibomian gland dropout score (meiboscore) were measured Keywords Dry eye Meibomian gland dysfunction using the Oculus Keratograph 5 M. Meibomian gland
International Ophthalmology – Springer Journals
Published: May 31, 2017
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