Effect of Doxycycline on Postoperative Scarring After Trabeculectomy in an Experimental Rabbit Model


Sen E., Balikoglu-Yilmaz M., Bozdag-Pehlivan S., Sungu N., BARAN AKSAKAL F. N. , Altinok A., ...More

JOURNAL OF OCULAR PHARMACOLOGY AND THERAPEUTICS, vol.26, no.5, pp.399-406, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1089/jop.2010.0064
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF OCULAR PHARMACOLOGY AND THERAPEUTICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.399-406

Abstract

Purpose: To investigate effectiveness of doxycycline after trabeculectomy in rabbits by evaluating bleb appearance, intraocular pressure, and levels of matrix metalloproteinase-1, -2, -3, and -9 and tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinase (TIMP)-1 and -2 in the subconjunctival (sc) area.