Possible significance of cilioretinal arteries in low-tension glaucoma.

  title={Possible significance of cilioretinal arteries in low-tension glaucoma.},
  author={Frederick Samuel Mikelberg and Stephen Michael Drance and Michael Schulzer and Kees J. Wijsman},
  journal={Canadian journal of ophthalmology. Journal canadien d'ophtalmologie},
  volume={25 6},
Cilioretinal arteries arise from the short posterior ciliary artery circulation or directly from the choroidal circulation. The presence of a cilioretinal artery may in compromised discs steal flow from the peripapillary circulation and account for worsening glaucoma damage. We reviewed the records of 33 patients with unilateral cilioretinal arteries admitted for investigation of low-tension glaucoma. We looked for absolute difference between the affected and unaffected eyes as well as percent… CONTINUE READING

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