Preliminary report of improved sleep quality in patients with dry eye disease after initiation of topical therapy

Masahiko Ayaki, Ikuko Toda, Naoko Tachi, Kazuno Negishi, Kazuo Tsubota

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Purpose: Dry eye disease (DED) is potentially associated with sleep and mood disorders. This study evaluated sleep quality in patients with DED using a questionnaire-based survey before and after topical eyedrop treatment. The effectiveness of sleep and ophthalmic services in assisting with sleep problems in patients with eye disease was also assessed. Methods: Seventy-one consecutive patients with DED visiting eight general eye clinics in various locations answered a questionnaire containing the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index and Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale. Photophobia and chronotype (morningness/eveningness) were also evaluated with two representative questions from established questionnaires (National Eye Institute Visual Function Questionnaire-25 and Morningness/Eveningness questionnaire). Follow-up evaluation was conducted by interview or mail 3–10 months after the initial evaluation. A sleep service was established in two eye clinics to identify possible ocular diseases related to sleep and mood disorders; it comprised a questionnaire, sleep diary, actigram, medical interviews, visual field testing, retinal ganglion cell layer thickness measurement, and DED examination. Results: Patients with newly diagnosed DED exhibited a greater improvement in sleep after DED treatment compared with patients with established DED. Improvement in Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index was significant (P

元の言語English
ページ(範囲)329-337
ページ数9
ジャーナルNeuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment
12
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出版物ステータスPublished - 2016 2 16

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Biological Psychiatry

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