J Clin Ophthalmol Eye Disord | Volume 7, Issue 1 | Research Article | Open Access

Anterior Segment Findings and Vitamin A Deficiency

Kumari A and Kumar R*

Department of Optometry, Chandigarh University, India

*Correspondance to: Raj Kumar 

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Background: The pervasiveness of Vitamin-A Deficiency (VAD) among youngsters is filling in
India as of now. Vitamin A is a fat-solvent micronutrient which along with its normal subsidiaries
and manufactured analogs comprises the gathering of retinoids. They are engaged with a wide-scope
of physiological cycles like early-stage advancement, vision, invulnerability and cell separation and
multiplication. VAD is considered as a general medical problem in non-industrial nations. Almost
45-half preschool youngsters in Asian districts were impacted by extreme VAD. Absence of vitamin
A can dry out tear pipes and eyes Xerophthalmia keeps on being the main source of reversible visual
impairment in the creating scene.
Results: Our study offers a unique insight that how occurrence of ocular conditions is taking place
progressively, and how they can be controlled. It has been estimated that the overall occurrence of
VAD in India is 17.54% and this normal incidence can be diminished by supplying adequate VAS.
Especially to the children aged 4 to 5 years, because VAS also helps in preventing visual revelations
in rural areas. It has been observed VAS given to pediatric will not motive any big side effects whilst
the endorsed age-precise nutrition. A dose is administered but will be helpful in preventing the
visual revelations like Xerophthalmia, night blindness and so on.
Conclusion: The purpose of the research is that VAS is very necessary in preventing association of
ocular conditions with VAD because vitamin A not only is beneficial for a healthy functioning of
ocular surface but it also supports a healthy immune system, because the unhealthy immune device
attacks and inflames the blood vessels within the returned of the eye, on the retina, that can have an
effect on sight.


VAD; VAS; Xerophthalmia; Keratomalacia; Keratoconjunctivitis; Child mortality


Kumari A, Kumar R. Anterior Segment Findings and Vitamin A Deficiency. J Clin Ophthalmol Eye Disord. 2023; 7(1): 1048.

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