Zinc chelation protects optic nerve and ganglion cells after injury
Removing excess zinc after optic nerve injury could protect ganglion cells and optic nerve in glaucoma.
GDF15: a new biomarker yields early detection of neurodegeneration in glaucoma
Is it possible to detect glaucoma even earlier? The answer is yes - by identifying molecular markers that predict or measure neurodegeneration in glaucoma.
Disappointment? Is cannabis effective in the treatment of glaucoma?
Disappointment Is cannabis effective in the treatment of glaucoma
The short-term benefit of lowered IOP lasting hours means patients need to consume cannabis many times a day in order to achieve a constant decrease in IOP
Glaucoma Research Update - The Year in Review (2014)
Glaucoma continues to be one of the least well understood eye diseases of all – partly due to the fact that it is an umbrella term for a variety of diseases with a common endpoint and partially due to the complexity of these disease processes. However 2014 was a good year with a number of research breakthroughs – some locally based – that helped provide insights into glaucoma as a disease and as potential avenues for therapy.