Journal of Ophthalmology / 2018 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Effect of Collagen Cross-Linking on Alkali Burn-Induced Corneal Neovascularization in Rabbits

Table 2

Effect of CXL on VEGF, MMP-2, MMP-9, and TIMP-1 expression after corneal alkali burns.

GroupnDay 7 after alkali burnDay 14 after alkali burn
VEGFMMP-2MMP-9TIMP-1VEGFMMP-2MMP-9TIMP-1

A50.44 ± 0.210.42 ± 0.160.17 ± 0.140.27 ± 0.110.68 ± 0.290.63 ± 0.140.52 ± 0.290.58 ± 0.26
B50.50 ± 0.170.45 ± 0.070.71 ± 0.090.60 ± 0.170.27 ± 0.120.31 ± 0.200.39 ± 0.170.42 ± 0.13
C50.43 ± 0.160.54 ± 0.210.61 ± 0.150.42 ± 0.120.38 ± 0.170.47 ± 0.120.45 ± 0.220.37 ± 0.07
D50.40 ± 0.270.53 ± 0.130.43 ± 0.200.53 ± 0.220.35 ± 0.080.40 ± 0.090.39 ± 0.160.46 ± 0.17
E50.39 ± 0.190.49 ± 0.100.45 ± 0.140.44 ± 0.240.38 ± 0.160.36 ± 0.060.40 ± 0.140.38 ± 0.15
F50.50 ± 0.260.51 ± 0.180.55 ± 0.140.58 ± 0.100.33 ± 0.150.46 ± 0.200.42 ± 0.110.53 ± 0.14
F0.2390.4817.7512.5112.7423.0040.3761.373
0.9410.7870.000.0580.0430.030.860.27

LSD-t comparison was conducted. means compared to Group A.