Saturday, December 17, 2011

Vitamin C and Glaucoma.

Posted by Chantel M. Contributed by US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health

In the study of "Association between a SLC23A2 gene variation, plasma vitamin C levels, and risk of glaucoma in a Mediterranean population" by Zanon-Moreno V, Ciancotti-Olivares L, Asencio J, Sanz P, Ortega-Azorin C, Pinazo-Duran MD, Corella D., posted in US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health, found that The rs1279683 single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in SLC23A2 was significantly associated with lower plasma concentrations of vitamin C and with higher risk of primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) in the G allele (GG subjects) subjects.


  1. Talk to a glaucoma physician whenever you have any type of signs related to this problem or when your main caution doctor tells you it is a great idea for you to call these experts.

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  2. Its a valuable news. Thank you