What is it about?

We evaluate the effect of different kinds of prostaglandins and BKC on the health of cultured cells.

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Why is it important?

All kinds of glaucoma eyedrops reduce cell viability, increase oxidative stress, and increase cell death (necrosis and apoptosis) and increase cytokine production.


Even preservative free protaglandins have deleterious effect on cultured cells.

Prof Louis Tong
National University of Singapore

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This page is a summary of: Effects of Anti-Glaucoma Prostaglandin Ophthalmic Solutions on Cultured Human Corneal Epithelial Cells, Current Eye Research, March 2019, Taylor & Francis,
DOI: 10.1080/02713683.2019.1597127.
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