Morphologic alterations of both the stromal and subbasal nerves in the corneas of patients with diabetes

Mocan M. C., Durukan I., Irkec M., Orhan M.

CORNEA, vol.25, no.7, pp.769-773, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/01.ico.0000224640.58848.54
  • Journal Name: CORNEA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.769-773
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: No


Purpose: To evaluate the subbasal and the stromal nerves of the corneas of patients with type 2 diabetes with in vivo confocal microscopy and to compare them with those of nondiabetic patients.