The assessment of autofluorescence of the crystalline lens in diabetic patients and healthy controls: can it be used as a screening test?

Pehlivanoglu S., Acar N. , Albayrak S., KARAKAYA M., Ofluoglu A.

Clinical ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.), cilt.12, ss.1163-1170, 2018 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 12
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.2147/opth.s164960
  • Dergi Adı: Clinical ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.)
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1163-1170


Background: Our purpose was to demonstrate if measuring lens autofluorescence (AF) with a scanning confocal biomicroscope may be used to identify subjects with undiagnosed type II diabetes mellitus (DM), and hence, for it to be used as a marker for the severity of diabetic retinopathy in diabetic patients.