Normal-pressure glaucoma may be autoimmune neuropathy

Scerra, Chet
June 2003
Ophthalmology Times;6/1/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p16
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Examines the relationship between the immune system and glaucoma. Evidence that normal pressure glaucoma (NPG) may represent an autoimmune neuropathy; Role played by the immune system in neuronal death among NPG patients; Hypothesis on the association of neurodegenerative processes in causing apoptotic glaucomatous ganglion cell loss.


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