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Effect of probiotic product Laktera Vision with Lactobacillus bulgaricus and extract of bilberry on the syndrome of dry and tired eye

Hristina Vidinova, Marieta Georgieva, Georgy Aleksandrov


more young people. Excessive congestion of eyes at a young age led to the occurrence of new syndromes in ophthalmology - dry eye syndrome and tired eye syndrome.

Purpose of this study is to examine the effect of bilberry on the vision of young people.

Object of observation were 41 people aged between 21 and 44 years (men and women). All of them wear glasses for vision correction and work in offices from 4 to 9 hours a day in front of computers an average 5 hours a day. All wear anti-reflecting glasses while working on a computer. Most frequent syndromes that occur in these people are the dry eye syndrome and the tired eye syndrome.

The study was carried out within 8 weeks (56 days). 35 of people have taken 2 capsules Laktera Vision every day before meal. 6 of the observed people have taken Laktera Vision irregularly - on average 2.5 times a week. After administration of the product manifestations of the syndromes are put under control for a period of 12 - 24 hours.

The probiotic product with bilberry extract controls successfully the syndromes of dry and tired eye, occurring in young people wearing glasses for vision correction, who work on a computer more than 4 hours a day.


probiotics; Laktera; Lactobacillus bulgaricus; extract of bilberry; syndrome of dry and tired eye

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Hristina Vidinova
MMA Sofia

Marieta Georgieva
Department of preclinical and clinical pharmacology and toxicology

Georgy Aleksandrov
Department of preclinical and clinical Pharmacology and toxicology

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