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Ectoine in the treatment of ocular allergy

Ewa Mrukwa-Kominek, Julia Janiszewska-Salamon, Wojciech Luboń
DOI: 10.5603/OJ.2016.0014

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Vol 1 (2016): Supplement 1
REVIEW
Published online: 2016-10-10

Abstract

The increase in the number of cases of allergic diseases in various organs caused that they are now regarded as a social diseases. It is often interdisciplinary problem due to the simultaneous occurrence of symptoms in several organs. Allergic conjunctivitis (AC) is becoming more prevalent throughout the world and is one of the most common diseases of anterior eye segment. Ectoine has been used in many aspects of medicine to reduce symptoms of allergic diseases. Preparations containing ectoine are an innovative alternative treatment for patients with allergic diseases.

Abstract

The increase in the number of cases of allergic diseases in various organs caused that they are now regarded as a social diseases. It is often interdisciplinary problem due to the simultaneous occurrence of symptoms in several organs. Allergic conjunctivitis (AC) is becoming more prevalent throughout the world and is one of the most common diseases of anterior eye segment. Ectoine has been used in many aspects of medicine to reduce symptoms of allergic diseases. Preparations containing ectoine are an innovative alternative treatment for patients with allergic diseases.

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Keywords

ectoine, allergic disease, treatment, allergic conjunctivitis, allergic rhinitis

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Title

Ectoine in the treatment of ocular allergy

Journal

Ophthalmology Journal

Issue

Vol 1 (2016): Supplement 1

Pages

1-3

Published online

2016-10-10

DOI

10.5603/OJ.2016.0014

Keywords

ectoine
allergic disease
treatment
allergic conjunctivitis
allergic rhinitis

Authors

Ewa Mrukwa-Kominek
Julia Janiszewska-Salamon
Wojciech Luboń

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