Levels of ascorbate can be impacted by extended UV exposure, and it is thought that this may have implications in cataractogenesis
. (22) There is some controversy regarding the link between sun exposure and age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
Prevention of selenite-induced cataractogenesis
by an ethanolic extract of Cineraria maritima: an experimental evaluation of the traditional eye medication.
Although the exact mechanism(s) of how hypertension enhances cataractogenesis
is yet to be established, constantly increased blood pressure is often associated with systemic inflammation, dysregulation of glycemic control, dys-and hyperlipidemia, obesity, and oxidative stress (20).
Protective effects of carnosine on dehydroascorbate-induced structural alteration and opacity of lens crystallins: important implications of carnosine pleiotropic functions to combat cataractogenesis
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Effect of curcumin on selenite-induced cataractogenesis
in Wistar rat pups.
Effect of Aloe vera gel on antioxidant enzymes in streptozotocin-induced cataractogenesis
in male and female Wistar rats.
Consequently, protein oxidation, DNA damage, and lipid peroxidation are all found in the process of cataractogenesis
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Due to its safety and efficacy, ghrelin has potentially important implications for the prevention of cataractogenesis