How blood barrier stands up to drug treatments

M Mahmood, Paul Constable

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    The fundamental role of the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) is to provide a barrier between the retina and the underlying choroidal blood supply, thus maintaining retinal homeostatis. It is therefore safe to presume that disruption to this protective barrier will cause profound damage to the underlying retina. This article will look at the effects upon the RPE of various pharmaceutical agents commonly used in treatment of disease.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)24-29
    Number of pages5
    Publication statusPublished - 17 Jun 2016


    • Retinal pigment epithelium (RPE)
    • choroidal blood supply
    • retina


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