Curcumin compound eases eye inflammation

Swelling and irritation in the iris of the eye, or anterior uveitis (AU), can blur vision, be painful, make the eyes sensitive to light, and must be treated to avoid complications.In one study, 106 adults, aged 21 to 68, with chronic AU, who were taking standard anti-inflammatory eye medication, began taking 600 mg of a curcumin / soy phosphatidylcholine compound twice per day. After six weeks, 86 percent felt better. After one year, AU relapses had declined to 36 from 275 in the year before the study, an 88 percent improvement. 

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