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All people with Cataracts had low vitamin D levels – April 2019

Journal of Ophthalmology, 5 pages, https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/9312929
Marwa Mahmoud Abdellah,1 marwamahmoudabdellah at yahoo.com Engy Mohamed Mostafa,1 Eman Hassan Salama,2 and Eman Roshdy Mohamed3
1 Ophthalmology Department, Sohag University, Sohag, Egypt
2 Clinical Pathology Department, Sohag University, Sohag, Egypt
3 Public Health Department, Sohag University, Sohag, Egypt


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Purpose. To study the relation between the serum 25-hydroxyl vitamin D (OH D) level and the occurrence of age-related cataract in a case-control study.

Patients and Methods. 325 cataract patients and 385 control individuals of both sexes were examined for the 25-OH D level using the chemiluminescent microparticle immunoassay (CMIA) technology.

Results. Mean 25-OH D level in cataract patients was 7.6 ± 5.5 ± 11.2 ng/mL and median was 5.6 (2.6–31.9), while in the control group, mean 25-OH D level was 18.5 ± 9.6 ng/mL and median was 17.8 (3.4–37.8) ( value < 0.001). There was a statistically significant difference among the different types of cataracts with the lowest level in nuclear cataract.

Conclusion. 25-OH D levels in all enrolled individuals were below the reference levels with a severe deficiency in cataract patients. These results might highlight the role of deficiency of 25-OH D in age-related cataract patients.

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