Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that affects the small intestine of genetically predisposed individuals. Ophthalmic manifestations are within the extra-intestinal manifestations, and can be divided into those of autoimmune disorders or those due to absorptive disabilities. This article reviewed the ophthalmologic manifestation of celiac disease. Ophthalmic symptoms are rare, but should be investigated in patients with celiac disease and taken into consideration as the first systemic manifestation.
Thiago Gonalves dos Santos Martins, Ana Luiza Fontes de Azevedo Costa, Maria Kiyoko Oyamada, et al. Ophthalmologic manifestations of celiac disease. Int J Ophthalmol, 2016,9(1):159-162Copy