Normal-pressure glaucoma may be autoimmune neuropathy
- Photopic negative response of full-field electroretinography in patients with different stages of glaucomatous optic neuropathy. Kirkiewicz, Marta; Lubiński, Wojciech; Penkala, Krzysztof // Documenta Ophthalmologica;Feb2016, Vol. 132 Issue 1, p57
Purpose: To evaluate photopic negative response (PhNR) discrimination ability between healthy and glaucomatous patients. Methods: Ninety eyes of 50 patients with primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) and 45 eyes of 23 healthy age- and sex-matched controls were investigated. Based on European...
- Genetic risk factors and retinal ganglion cell degeneration in primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG): A bird's eye view. Shastry, Barkur S. // Advances in Bioscience & Biotechnology;May2013, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p623
Glaucoma is an optic neuropathy and often associated with elevated intraocular pressure (IOP). It is the second leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide and is characterized by the optic nerve degeneration and loss of retinal ganglion cells (RGCs). This may lead to loss of vision. The...
- Therapeutic Adherence and Persistence in Diagnosed Glaucoma Patients of Optalmologic Hospital's Clinic of Tabriz. Heidari, Fariba; Shenasi, Abdollah; Akbari, Rahman // Medical Journal of Tabriz University of Medical Sciences & Healt;Dec2012-Jan2013, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p11
Background and Objectives: Glaucoma is an optic neuropathy characterized by gradual loss of retinal ganglion cells and thinning of the retinal nerve fiber layer. It is the second cause of blindness in the developed world. Glaucoma affects nearly 70 million people worldwide, of which nearly half...
- OPA1 increases the risk of normal but not high tension glaucoma. Yu-Wai-Man, P.; Stewart, J. D.; Hudson, G.; Andrews, R. M.; Griffiths, P. G.; Birch, M. K.; Chinnery, P. F. // Journal of Medical Genetics;Feb2010, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p8
Background: Primary open angle glaucoma is a progressive optic neuropathy characterised by the selective loss of retinal ganglion cells, pathological optic disc cupping and visual field defects. The OPA1 gene encodes an inner mitochondrial membrane protein crucial for normal mitochondrial...
- Open-angle glaucoma surgery: the current standing. TAVARES, IVAN MAYNART // Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia;May/Jun2014, Vol. 77 Issue 3, pV
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- Glaucoma: a systemic condition? Schmetterer, Leopold // Postgraduate Medical Journal;10/ 1/2012, Vol. 88 Issue 1044, p557
A reprint of the article "Glaucoma: A Systemic Condition?," which was previously published in the "British Journal of Ophthalmology" is presented. The article offered clinical information on primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG), an optic neuropathy associated with the loss of retinal ganglion...
- PERGLA Allows Early Detection of Glaucoma. // Review of Optometry;12/15/2010, Vol. 147 Issue 12, p12
The article discusses the effectiveness of Pattern electroretinogram optimized for glaucoma screening (PERGLA) in detecting early destruction of retinal ganglion cells (RGCs).
- THE RGC INDEX. MEDEIROS, FELIPE A. // Review of Ophthalmology;Oct2014 Supplement, Vol. 21, p4
The article discusses the use of retinal ganglion cells (RGC) Index to combine structure and function of RGC to improve risk assessment and the diagnosis of glaucoma.
- Glokomda Fundus Mikroperimetri. OZTURK, Faruk; SEN, Emine // Glokom-Katarakt/Journal of Glaucoma-Cataract;Sep2012, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p137
Glaucoma is an optic neuropathy that progresses with loss of ganglion cells. Retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) are composed of ganglion cell axons and extend in 4-5 layers in the macula, comprising 35% of the retinal thickness. It has been reported that macular thickness can be used in evaluating...