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Natural therapies for ocular disorders, part one: diseases of the retina.

@article{Head1999NaturalTF,
  title={Natural therapies for ocular disorders, part one: diseases of the retina.},
  author={K. Head},
  journal={Alternative medicine review : a journal of clinical therapeutic},
  year={1999},
  volume={4 5},
  pages={
          342-59
        }
}
  • K. Head
  • Published 1999
  • Medicine
  • Alternative medicine review : a journal of clinical therapeutic
  • Diseases of the retina are the leading causes of blindness throughout the world. Evidence points to potential benefit from nutritional and botanical interventions for the prevention and treatment of several of these conditions, including macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinopathy of the newborn, and retinitis pigmentosa. Epidemiological evidence points to the potential of antioxidant vitamins E and C, carotenoids, zinc, and selenium in the prevention and possible treatment of… CONTINUE READING
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