Microbiota oculare e terapia probiotica

La terapia probiotica è una strategia terapeutica che prevede l'uso di microrganismi vivi o morti per migliorare la salute dell'ospite.

La terapia probiotica può essere utile per ripristinare il microbiota oculare normale dopo l'uso di antibiotici o per prevenire le infezioni oculari batteriche o fungine.

Il test del microbiota oculare può aiutare a identificare i microrganismi più efficaci per la terapia probiotica e a monitorare l'efficacia del trattamento.

Ulteriori ricerche sono necessarie per comprendere completamente il ruolo della terapia probiotica nel trattamento e nella prevenzione delle malattie oculari.


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