Current Trends in the Pharmacotherapy of Cataracts [chapter]

Segewkal H Heruye, Leonce N Maffofou Nkenyi, Neetu U Singh, Dariush Yalzadeh, Kalu K Ngele, Ya-Fatou Njie-Mbye, Sunny E Ohia, Catherine A Opere
2020 Updates in Pharmacology  
Cataracts, one of the leading causes of preventable blindness worldwide, refers to lens degradation that is characterized by clouding, with consequent blurry vision. As life expectancies antioxidant and/or free radical scavenging and/or antiinflammatory propensity. In addition to providing an overview of the pathophysiology of cataracts, this review focuses on the role of various categories of natural and synthetic compounds on experimentally-induced cataracts.
doi:10.37247/up.1.2020.4 fatcat:wvr55kxz6vcyzcekytqqekdseu