Am J Ophthalmol 2021 Mar 15;227:139-142. Epub 2021 Mar 15.
From the Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion - Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel (H.H., E.A., A.Y., D.B., M.Z., R.P.D.-G.); Department of Dermatology, Emek Medical Center, Afula, Israel (H.H., A.Y., M.Z., R.P.D.-G.); Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (R.P.D.-G.).. Electronic address:
Purpose: To assess the prevalence of ophthalmic findings in patients with Darier disease, an autosomal dominant genetic skin disorder, in an effort to evaluate the need for eye examinations in the management of the disease.
Design: Prospective observational case series.
Methods: Thirty-six individuals with Darier disease were evaluated by both ocular assessment questionnaire and a comprehensive ophthalmic examination (visual acuity, refraction, external examination, and slit-lamp examination) with emphasis on the eyelids, conjunctiva, and cornea. Read More