Tears on my pillow: Less tears if you are a thyroid patient.

Tears on my pillow: Less tears if you are a thyroid patient.

Tears on my pillow: Less tears if you are a thyroid patient.

Tears on my pillow: Less tears if you are a thyroid patient.

DR.Guttler’s comments:

  1. Tears were studied in 20 thyroid patients.
  2. dry-eye questionnaire was completed.
  3. Tear-evaporation rate using the VapoMeter was used.
  4. The average tear-evaporation rate was much higher in the thyroid group.
  5. The tear-evaporation rate in thyroid-gland patients was found to be much higher than normal-eye subjects.
  6. Dry Eyes in thyroid patients more likely than normals.

 

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