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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

TOTAL ANTIOXIDANT STATUS IS LOWER IN GLAUCOMA PATIENTS

This study in Current Eye Research concludes:

Our findings provide evidence that total antioxidant status decreases in the plasma of POAG patients and that it may play a role in POAG pathogenesis. Association of antioxidant level with increased cup-to-disc ratio highlights antioxidant status potential role as a predictive-marker for POAG-severity.

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