British scientists have found a non-invasive method of treating cataracts using special drops. The results of the study are published in the journal Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science.
Cataract formation occurs as a result of clouding of the lens, which is due to protein denaturation (molecular changes leading to the loss of protein properties). British experts were able to develop eye drops VP1-001, which are able to restore the protein structure of the lens, which contributes to better focusing of the eye. According to the researchers, their discovery will allow non-surgical treatment of patients with certain types of cataracts.
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