Lens UVA photobiology.

  title={Lens UVA photobiology.},
  author={Seymour Zigman},
  journal={Journal of ocular pharmacology and therapeutics : the official journal of the Association for Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics},
  volume={16 2},
  • Seymour Zigman
  • Published 2000 in
    Journal of ocular pharmacology and therapeutics…
Although UVA radiation was considered to be benign as a factor that could contribute to cataract formation, the studies briefly summarized herein show that UVA may provide the more damaging radiant energy involved in the formation of human cataract. Of the UVA impinging onto the eye from sunlight, a sufficient dose does reach into the lens to enhance cataractous changes. The adverse physiological and biochemical effects on lens epithelial cells and their ability to differentiate into clear… CONTINUE READING


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