Abnormal Anterior Corneal Morphology in Diabetes Observed Using In Vivo Laser-scanning Confocal Microscopy Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
  • Epithelium, Corneal
  • Nerve Fibers
  • Trigeminal Nerve
  • Trigeminal Nerve Diseases

abstract

  • 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.

publication date

  • October 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jtos.2016.07.004

PubMed ID

  • 27555566

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 507

end page

  • 514

volume

  • 14

number

  • 4