Early studies examine neuroregeneration in optic neuropathies

CORONADO, Calif. — Whether called neuroprotection, neuroenhancement or regeneration, any of these would be a major step forward in restoring vision in optic neuropathies, a speaker told colleagues.“Glaucoma and other optic neuropathies, at the end of the day, are going to share more similarities as we figure out how to treat them at the level of the optic nerve head,” Jeffrey L. Goldberg, MD, PhD, said at the annual meeting of the American Glaucoma Society. “The fundamental problem underlying all of these optic neuropathies, including glaucoma, is that, just like (Read more...)

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