Prevention of lens damage associated with cigarette smoke exposure in rats by alpha-tocopherol (Vitamin E) treatment


Avunduk A., Yardimci S., Avunduk M., Kurnaz L., Aydin A., Kockar M., ...More

INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, vol.40, no.2, pp.537-541, 1999 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Journal Name: INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.537-541

Abstract

PURPOSE. TO evaluate the possible protective effect and mechanism of cu-tocopherol (vitamin E) treatment on lens degeneration associated with in vivo exposure to cigarette smoke and to further clarify the role of iron in cigarette smoke-generated lens damage.