The purpose of this review is to outline the main role of nerve growth factor (NGF) in the visual system and particularly in the ocular surface in physiological and pathological conditions. The present review of experimental and clinical studies will highlight old and recent strategies for treating ocular surface and tear disorders with NGF.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
- Immunology and Allergy
- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)