Spaceflight-related ocular changes: the potential role of genetics, and the potential of B vitamins as a countermeasure.

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Summary of "Spaceflight-related ocular changes: the potential role of genetics, and the potential of B vitamins as a countermeasure."

Within the last decade, it was realized that during and after long-duration spaceflight, some astronauts experience ophthalmic abnormalities including refractive changes, optic disc edema, globe flattening, choroidal folds, and cotton wool spots. Much research has been initiated and conducted, but little evidence is available to differentiate affected crewmembers.


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Name: Current opinion in clinical nutrition and metabolic care
ISSN: 1473-6519


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