Tears on my pillow: Less tears if you are a thyroid patient.
- Tears were studied in 20 thyroid patients.
- dry-eye questionnaire was completed.
- Tear-evaporation rate using the VapoMeter was used.
- The average tear-evaporation rate was much higher in the thyroid group.
- The tear-evaporation rate in thyroid-gland patients was found to be much higher than normal-eye subjects.
- Dry Eyes in thyroid patients more likely than normals.