Abnormal Anterior Corneal Morphology in Diabetes Observed Using In Vivo Laser-scanning Confocal Microscopy
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Trigeminal Nerve Diseases
Corneal epithelial cells and subbasal nerve fibers are reduced in patients with diabetes; however, anterior stromal cells show no difference. Furthermore, abnormalities in corneal epithelial cells and nerves are interrelated and correlated with modifiable risk factors.