The effect of antihypertensive therapy on dry eye disease


Akcay E. K. , Akcay M., Can G. D. , Aslan N., Uysal B. S. , Ceran B. B. , ...More

CUTANEOUS AND OCULAR TOXICOLOGY, vol.34, no.2, pp.117-123, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/15569527.2014.912660
  • Title of Journal : CUTANEOUS AND OCULAR TOXICOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.117-123

Abstract

Context: There is a generalization that "antihypertensive (antiHT) therapy causes Dry Eye Syndrome'', which has been claimed for years however most of the publications are epidemiological studies. We performed a clinical study to investigate the effects of antiHT agents on tear function.