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International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine, 2023, 5(4); doi: 10.25236/IJFM.2023.050401.

New Advances in the Pathogenesis and Treatment of Dry Eye after Diabetic Cataract Surgery


Wenjing Cai1,2, Zhiqin Wu1

Corresponding Author:
Zhiqin Wu

1Department of Ophthalmology, Jingzhou Hospital Affiliated to Yangtze University, Jingzhou, Hubei, China

2Medical School, Yangtze University, Jingzhou, Hubei, China


Diabetic cataract is a common complication in diabetic patients. As the diabetic population continues to expand, the number of patients with diabetic cataract is also increasing. Currently, the primary treatment is cataract ultrasound emulsification hand combined with IOL implantation. However, it has been clinically found that these patients have a high incidence of postoperative dry eye, and in severe cases, corneal epithelial defects and ulcers may also occur, which affects the patient's postoperative comfort and visual function. In order to further improve the understanding of postoperative dry eye in diabetic cataract and enhance the postoperative situation, this paper reviews and analyzes the pathogenesis and new advances in the treatment of postoperative dry eye in diabetic cataract.


Diabetic cataract, Dry eye syndrome, Phacoemulsification

Cite This Paper

Wenjing Cai, Zhiqin Wu. New Advances in the Pathogenesis and Treatment of Dry Eye after Diabetic Cataract Surgery. International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine (2023), Vol. 5, Issue 4: 1-5. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFM.2023.050401.


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