Investigation of Trace Elements in Pterygium Tissue

Namuslu M., Balci M., Coskun M., Yagci R., ÇİMEN B. , ÇETİN A. , ...More

CURRENT EYE RESEARCH, vol.38, no.5, pp.526-530, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/02713683.2013.766755
  • Title of Journal : CURRENT EYE RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.526-530


Purpose: In this study, we compare the concentrations of the essential trace elements chromium (Cr), copper (Cu), selenium (Se), manganese (Mn), boron (B) and zinc (Zn) in both pterygium and normal conjunctiva and investigate the role they play in the development of pterygium.