Not getting enough sleep can disrupt stem cell repair in the cornea

  • Scientists recently studied the impact poor sleep can have on the eyes in a trial using mice.
  • They learned that sleep deprivation can cause the cornea to lose its ability to repair itself properly, which may lead to issues such as having dry eyes.
  • The researchers also found that eye drops with antioxidants can help repair the damage caused by sleep deprivation.                                                                                               read full article

Written by Erika Watts on May 5, 2022

Fact checked by Alexandra Sanfins, Ph.D



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