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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


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.