This study seems to have found a much slighter correlation between dry eye and pcos than one or two earlier ones.
Tear Osmolarity and Ocular Surface Changes in Patient with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.
To evaluate the tear osmolarity and ocular surface changes in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).
Materials and Methods:
Forty-eight patients with recently diagnosed PCOS and thirty-three control volunteers were enrolled
Effects of hyperandrogenism on tear function and tear drainage in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome.
OBJECTIVE: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrinopathy characterized by chronic anovulation and hyperandrogenism. Hormonal changes can affect ocular surface and tear functions. We evaluated dry eye symptoms, clinical tear film alterations, and tear clearance in patients with PCOS.
STUDY DESIGN: Thirty-five women with PCOS and 22 healthy individuals were