Table 1

 Ophthalmological results

SSc (n = 122 eyes) (61 patients)Controls (n = 74 eyes) (37 patients)SSc v controls (p value)lSSc (n = 80 eyes) (40 patients)dSSc (n = 42 eyes) (21 patients)
MD, mean deviation; lSSc, limited cutaneous SSc; dSSc, diffuse cutaneous SSc.
*No of eyes (No of patients).
Visual acuity, mean (SD)0.86 (0.2)0.93 (0.1)NS0.87 (0.2)0.83 (0.2)
Ocular tension, mean (SD)14.7 (3)15.4 (3)NS14.5 (3)15 (3)
Excavation c/d >0.3*27 (15)5 (4)<0.00518 (10)9 (5)
Excavation c/d >0.7*4 (3)0 (0)NS2 (1)2 (2)
MD <−2 dB*55 (30)18 (12)p<0.000140 (21)15 (9)
Concomitant c/d >0.3 and MD <−2 dB*21 (12)0 (0)<0.000114 (8)7 (4)