American glaucoma society position statement: marijuana and the treatment of glaucoma.

@article{Jampel2010AmericanGS,
  title={American glaucoma society position statement: marijuana and the treatment of glaucoma.},
  author={Henry Jampel},
  journal={Journal of glaucoma},
  year={2010},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={
          75-6
        }
}
  • Henry Jampel
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Journal of glaucoma
  • Glaucoma is a disease of the optic nerve that can result in vision loss and blindness. Although many factors, some only partially understood, contribute to the optic nerve damage in glaucoma patients, it has been definitively established that the level of intraocular pressure (IOP) is related to the presence of damage, 1 and that treatments that lower IOP reduce the risk of developing initial damage, 2 and slow the progression of preexisting damage. 3 Therefore, the mainstay of treatment for… CONTINUE READING

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