TITLE

Study needed on role of blood flow in glaucoma

AUTHOR(S)
Gagnon, Louise
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News Europe/Asia-Pacific Edition;Apr2008, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the need for a longer-term prospective study on the role of blood flow and the effect of treating blood flow in glaucoma to better understand the disease. According to a research about blood flow, vasospastic patients appear to be more sensitive to changes in intra-ocular pressures (IOP). Ophthalmologist Mark R. Lesk said that there are other factors which point to a vascular role in glaucoma including hemorrhages. Techniques to measure blood flow are mentioned.
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31655518

 

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