Review: Age-related cataract: immunity and lens epithelium-derived growth factor (LEDGF).

@article{Shinohara2000ReviewAC,
  title={Review: Age-related cataract: immunity and lens epithelium-derived growth factor (LEDGF).},
  author={Toshimichi Shinohara and Dhirendra P. Singh and Leo T. Chylack},
  journal={Journal of ocular pharmacology and therapeutics : the official journal of the Association for Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics},
  year={2000},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={181-91}
}
This short review summarizes our recent work and relevant publications on autoimmunity and cataract. A complete review of this subject is beyond the scope of this paper. Age-related cataract (ARC) is the leading cause of world blindness. In spite of more than fifty years of basic and clinical research, there is no nonsurgical intervention to prevent or treat ARC, but there is a better understanding of the manifold complexities of this age-related condition. ARC is a multifactorial condition in… CONTINUE READING