ISSN 0886-3067


Volume No 36 Issue No 3

Association of Serum Vitamin D Levels with Senile Cataract

Purpose: To determine vitamin D levels in patients of senile cataract and compare them with age related control patients. Study Design: Case control observational study. Place and Duration of Study: Naseer Memorial Hospital, Dadhyal Azad Kashmir from March 2016 to June 2017. Material and Methods: Three hundred patients were selected and two groups were designed for the study. Group I included patients having senile cataract of any morphological type. The inclusion criteria were age of 50 years or more. Group II was control in which age matched controls that had no cataract were enrolled from the outpatient clinic. Vitamin D levels were measured by radioimmunoassay technique with Diasorin SR® kit following the user’s manual. The collected data was entered in the statistical package for social sciences (SPSS) version

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