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Year : 1991  |  Volume : 39  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 15-16

Pterygium and dry eye-A clinical correlation

Department of Ophthalmology, L.L.R.M. Medical College, Meerut, India

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Department of Ophthalmology, L.L.R.M. Medical College, Meerut-250 004
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Schirmer's test and tear film break-up time (BUT) were studied in 56 eyes of patients with pterygium and compared with 50 eyes of normal healthy subjects representing the same age, sex and geographical distribution. Both the values were found to be significantly reduced in cases of pterygium indicating the inadequacy of tear film in these patients.

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