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PURPOSE To study the cytotoxic effects and related signaling pathways of curcumin on human uveal melanoma cells in vitro. MATERIALS AND METHODS Two human uveal melanoma cell lines (M21 and SP6.5), scleral fibroblasts, and choroidal melanocytes were treated with curcumin. The effects of curcumin on cell viability were assessed by using the MTT(More)
Uveal melanoma is the most common intraocular malignant tumor in adults. Chrysin is a flavonoid present in honey, propolis, various plants and herbs. In the present study, the cytotoxic effects of chrysin were investigated on human uveal melanoma cell lines (M17 and SP6.5) and associated signaling pathways, and a comparison to the effects on normal ocular(More)
BACKGROUND Light emitting diodes laser is emerging as an important source of light replacing conventional lights. It is widely used for illumination in the bar where young people love to go. But not everyone knows about the light damage to the eye especially to the macula. In this article, we report the case of a macular damage induced by LED-derived blue(More)
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