Overexpression of MMP-1 and MMP-3 mRNA by conjunctivochalasis fibroblasts is correlated with their increased protein levels and proteolytic activities. Collectively, these data help explain how conjunctivochalasis manifests excessive degradation of the conjunctival matrix and Tenon's capsule.
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