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How does microbes in the gut affect the eye?

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Gut microbiome affects inflammation in the eye


Recently, the effect of micro-organisms and their metabolites on treatment of dry eye and other inflammatory conditions has received increasing attention. This is also related to the use of probiotics, a way to intervene with the microbiome.

Prof Louis Tong
National University of Singapore

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This page is a summary of: A Review of the Impact of Alterations in Gut Microbiome on the Immunopathogenesis of Ocular Diseases, Journal of Clinical Medicine, October 2021, MDPI AG,
DOI: 10.3390/jcm10204694.
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