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N-acetylcysteine (NAC)
 

IN BRIEF

An amino acid that enhances the production of glutathione; sometimes taken orally as a treatment for blepharitis & meibomian gland dysfunction.

 
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links and references

EXTERNAL LINK: AgingEye.net page on blepharitis (scroll to "Antioxidant treatment")

STUDY: N-acetylcysteine in chronic blepharitis. Yalcin E, Altin F, Cinhuseyinoglue F, Arslan MO. Cornea, 2002 Mar;21(2):164-8.


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