Mmp-9 positive : Chalazion

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Mmp-9 positive : Chalazion

Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) are a group of enzymes that in concert are responsible for the degradation of most extracellular matrix proteins during organogenesis, growth and normal tissue turnover. Presence of MMP-9 in the tear film indicates an inflammatory process. The MMP-9 detector shown below is a nice way to track treatment efficacy and in planning future treatments.

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