Profile of Meibomian Gland Dysfunction at a Tertiary Centre in Nepal.
Introduction: To study the profile of Meibomian
Gland Dysfunction in a tertiary centre in Nepal.
Materials and Methods: A cross-sectional,
hospital-based study on 100 cases with MGD
from the age group 18-60 years was done for 1
year between January 2018 - January 2019 at B.
P. Koirala Lions Centre for Ophthalmic Studies,
Institute of Medicine, Maharajgunj Medical
Campus, Tribhuwan University. Demographic
profiles and clinical grading of MGD were assessed
and statistically analyzed.
Results: 100 cases were included in the study. Male
to female ratio was about 2:3. The most common
age group involved was 21-30 years which accounts
for 32% of the cases. Majority of the cases had mild
degree of severity comprising 66% of the cases.
Conclusion: This study brings out the clinical
profile of Meibomian Gland Dysfunction in a
tertiary care hospital in Nepal.