Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-Pcol-00002571
Title: Natural remedies for management of glaucoma
Category: Pharmacology
Section: Review Article
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    Glaucoma is one of leading cause of blindness in the world. Glaucoma results because of opticnerve damage. Patients with glaucoma often presents with increased aqueous humor leading toincreased intra ocular pressure. Generally patients show lot of interest in non pharmacologicaloptions like lifestyle adjustment and alternative and complementary therapy (ACT) for management of glaucoma. At least 5 % of glaucoma patients use ACT, while rest of patients who cannot afford therapy prefer natural remedies like caffeine, ginkgo biloba, bilberry,potential antioxidants includes alpha-lipoic acid, vitamin C, beta- carotene, Vitamin Elutein, zinc, selenium, melatonin, glutathione, green tea extract and fruits and vegetables. Hence natural remedies are more beneficial and effective for management of glaucoma.

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    S. Rohini, V. Rakshagan, Ashish R. Jain*

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    Department of Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Dr. Ashish R. Jain, Department of Prosthodontics, Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, Saveetha University, Ponamalle High Road, Chennai - 600 127, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    Author:

    S. Rohini, V. Rakshagan, Ashish R. Jain*

    Title:Natural remedies for management of glaucoma
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):10 (Oct)
    Year:2018
    Page No: (2111-2114)
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    Methodology:Management of glaucoma
    Research Materials:Caffeine, Ginkgo biloba

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Bilberry Caffeine Ginkgo biloba Glaucoma Vitamin C

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