Date of Award

5-2004

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science in Vision Science

Committee Chair

Lee Ann Remington

Abstract

A comprehensive literature review was conducted to determine the extent of research performed on herbal remedies used for the treatment and prevention of cataract. Topics discussed include cataract epidemiology, conventional means of treatment and prevention, discussion of different philosophies such as naturopathy, homeopathy, and allopathy, and overviews of scientific research regarding herbal formulations and their efficacy on treatment and/or prevention of cataract.

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Optometry Commons

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