Investigation of tear osmolarity in early rheumatoid arthritis: relation to disease activity


Turkyilmaz K., TURKYILMAZ A. K. , KURT A., KURT E. E. , SEVIM M. S. , ONER V.

CANADIAN JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY-JOURNAL CANADIEN D OPHTALMOLOGIE, vol.48, no.4, pp.235-239, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jcjo.2013.03.014
  • Title of Journal : CANADIAN JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY-JOURNAL CANADIEN D OPHTALMOLOGIE
  • Page Numbers: pp.235-239

Abstract

Objective: To investigate the frequency of dry eye (DE) by measuring tear osmolarity (TO) with the recently introduced TearLab system (TearLab Corp, San Diego, Calif.) in patients with early rheumatoid arthritis (ERA) and the relationship between the severity of DE and ERA disease activity.