Diabetics were found to differ significantly from nondiabetic control groups with respect to the frequency of certain findings in the anterior segment demonstrated by slit lamp examination and gonioscopy. These included a greater frequency of conjunctival microaneurysms; of pigment deposition on the posterior surface of the cornea, on the anterior surface of the iris and trabecular meshwork; and of ectropion uveae. The relationship to age of onset and duration of diabetes, as well as the possible predictive value of these findings, are discussed.
Armaly MF, Baloglou PJ. Diabetes Mellitus and the EyeI. Changes in the Anterior Segment. Arch Ophthalmol. 1967;77(4):485-492. doi:10.1001/archopht.1967.00980020487011