[Photogenic retinal damage and its medicinal prevention: lipid peroxide studies].

@article{Chen1994PhotogenicRD,
  title={[Photogenic retinal damage and its medicinal prevention: lipid peroxide studies].},
  author={Wei Hao Chen and Huirong Zhang},
  journal={[Zhonghua yan ke za zhi] Chinese journal of ophthalmology},
  year={1994},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={125-7}
}
Continuous illumination of 18,175 lx caused degeneration of the retinal photoreceptor cells in albino rats, accompanied by increase of malondialdehyde (MDA) 3 days after the light exposure. The MDA decreased gradually to return to normal 8 days after the exposure. Administration of vitamin E or beta-carotine both prevented the increase of retinal lipid… CONTINUE READING