If brain pressure modulates eye pressure, what could it mean for novel glaucoma therapies
Lauren Robertson | | Quick Read
It has long been suggested that intracranial pressure (ICP) could play a role in glaucoma development because of its influence on optic nerve head biomechanics. Now, researchers at the University of South Florida (USF) have, for the first time, shown a physiological connection between the brain and the eye via a novel feedback mechanism that modulates eye pressure – at least in rodents.
Read the full article now
Log in or register to read this article in full and gain access to The Ophthalmologist’s entire content archive. It’s FREE and always will be!
Or register now - it’s free and always will be!
You will benefit from:
- Unlimited access to ALL articles
- News, interviews & opinions from leading industry experts
- Receive print (and PDF) copies of The Ophthalmologist magazine
Or Login via Social Media
By clicking on any of the above social media links, you are agreeing to our Privacy Notice.