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International Journal of Ophthalmology and Optometry

Vol. 6, Issue 1, Part A (2024)

Prevalence of diabetic eye diseases among target population in urban area of India

Author(s):

Monika Ojha B, Arup Saha, Dr. Manas Chakrabarty, Dr. Prabirendra Nath Sinha and Bulti Saha Debnath

Abstract:

A cross-sectional review and transverse analysis were conducted in order to determine the prevalence of diabetic eye diseases in India’s urban cities. This study illustrates about different pathological ocular conditions which are caused by diabetes.
As per the studies shown, the prevalence of diabetes is around 8.9% in India (survey till 2020). Therefore, as a result the diabetes related ocular complications are increasing accordingly.
Vision loss condition is the most prominent condition or complication which is related to prolong uncontrolled diabetes which is the leading factor globally. Many ocular conditions lead to vision loss making it an irreversible condition. Therefore, there is a strong relationship between uncontrolled blood glucose levels with different pathological ocular conditions.
Method: This study was conducted on about 300 patients who randomly visited out-patient department for detailed eye-check-up and were suffering from type-II diabetes condition. With the help of different diagnostic equipments which includes HD-OCT, Fundus photo camera, B-scan is used for evaluation of different pathological complications. 
Study Design: A perspective, single centric, study was conducted in the Department of Ophthalmology at a corporate multispecialty hospital.
Inclusion Criteria: All patient’s with clinically significant diabetic ocular diseases and / or complaining of blurring of vision due to diabetic eye diseases.
    Age > 40 years both Male and Female suffering from systemic illness of Diabetes.
Exclusion Criteria
    Mild to Severe NPDR 
    NAION.
 

Pages: 07-13  |  143 Views  47 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Monika Ojha B, Arup Saha, Dr. Manas Chakrabarty, Dr. Prabirendra Nath Sinha and Bulti Saha Debnath. Prevalence of diabetic eye diseases among target population in urban area of India. Int. J. Ophthalmol. Optometry 2024;6(1):07-13. DOI: 10.33545/26648547.2024.v6.i1a.25
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