Glaucoma: An Open Window to Neurodegeneration and Neuroprotection

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Glaucoma is one of the main causes of blindness throughout the world. It is characterized by death of the retinal ganglion cells, which is associated with loss of the axons making up the optic nerve. Recent studies have demonstrated support for the classification of glaucoma as a degenerative disease of the central nervous system (CNS), leading researchers to look at identifying neuroprotection strategies for the treatment of this disease, like those used for other degenerative diseases of the CNS. This book will provide ...

Glaucoma: An Open Window to Neurodegeneration and Neuroprotection 2008, Elsevier Science Publishing Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780444532565

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