Prevalence of dry eye disease among patients having migraine

Authors : Shweta B Karanvi, Rani Sujatha M A, Durgesh Kumar Sinha, Sannidhi B J, Ranjitha KC, Syed Saifullah Bokhari

DOI : 10.18231/j.ijooo.2022.004

Volume : 8

Issue : 1

Year : 2022

Page No : 19-22

Aim: To study the prevalence of dry eye disease among patients having migraine.
Materials and Methods: A retrospective study review of patients who were known case of migraine headache in a tertiary hospital in 1yr from December 2019 to December 2020. A total of 400 patients were reviewed. Age ranged from 15 to 35 years. The mean age was 32 years.
Results: The study consisted of 400 patients, among which 200 patients were diagnosed to have migraine headache and 200 patients were taken as control. Total number of males included in the study were180 and females were 220. Total of 34 and 22 patients had a dry eye disease among case study group and controls respectively. The prevalence among study group was 17% and11% among the control study group. The prevalence among the case study group was found to be significantly higher compared to the control study group with p value<0> Conclusions: From the study conducted we come to a conclusion of prevalence of dry eye disease among patients having migraine headache is significantly higher compared to control study group and all the patients suffering from migraine should undergo dry eye evaluation.

Keywords: Dry Eye, Migraine

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