ARCHIVES OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, vol.117, no.10, pp.1368-1372, 1999 (SCI-Expanded)
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ARCHIVES OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
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Objectives: To test whether iron accumulation in the lens following cigarette smoke exposure is the principal mechanism in smoke-related cataractogenesis and to assess the possible protective effect of deferoxamine mesylate treatment against lenticular degeneration with in vivo exposure to cigarette smoke.