Which medications in the drug class Ascorbate are used in the treatment of Ophthalmologic Approach to Chemical Burns?

Updated: Oct 08, 2019
  • Author: Mark Ventocilla, OD, FAAO; Chief Editor: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS  more...
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Ascorbate

Critical cofactor necessary for collagen fibril synthesis. Released from the damaged cornea and the anterior chamber, and it must be replenished to promote corneal wound healing.

Ascorbic acid (Ce-vi-sol, Cecon, Cevi-Bid)

Water-soluble vitamin that serves as a cofactor regulating collagen synthesis.


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