Blood and lens lipid peroxidation and antioxidant status in normal individuals, senile and diabetic cataractous patients

Donma O. , Yorulmaz E., Pekel H., Suyugul N.

CURRENT EYE RESEARCH, vol.25, no.1, pp.9-16, 2002 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1076/ceyr.
  • Title of Journal : CURRENT EYE RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.9-16


Purpose. Oxidative mechanisms are believed to play an important role in the pathogenesis of cataract, the most important cause of visual impairment at advanced age. To determine the body's antioxidant status as well as its lipid peroxidation levels, both blood and lens parameters were evaluated.