Glaucoma as a neurodegenerative disease.


BACKGROUND The primary pathophysiological feature of glaucoma is a progressive optic neuropathy with characteristic morphological changes of the optic disc and risk factors of age and intraocular pressure. Recently, involvement of other areas of the central nervous system (CNS) beyond the optic nerve has been demonstrated. This article addresses the… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/WNO.0000000000000293


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@article{DaneshMeyer2015GlaucomaAA, title={Glaucoma as a neurodegenerative disease.}, author={Helen V. Danesh-Meyer and Leonard A Levin}, journal={Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society}, year={2015}, volume={35 Suppl 1}, pages={S22-8} }