Ginkgo Biloba (2004) and Retinal Detachment

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Both animal and human studies, published in 1994 and substantiated in 2004 have revealed that Ginkgo extract can help to prevent retinal detachment, while increasing antioxidant activity in patients' blood, tears and plasma.

References:

  1. Karazhaeva MI, Saksonova EO, Klebanov GI, Liubitskii OB, Gur'eva NV. [The use of flavonoid antioxidants in the complex treatment of patients with peripheral vitreo-chorioretinal dystrophies and dystrophic retinal detachment] [Article in Russian]. Vestn Oftalmol. 2004 Jul-Aug;120(4):14-8.
  2. Baudouin C, Ettaiche M, Imbert F, Droy-Lefaix MT, Gastaud P, Lapalus P. Inhibition of preretinal proliferation by free radical scavengers in an experimental model of tractional retinal detachment. Experimental Eye Research. 1994 Dec;59(6):697-706.