Glaucoma: A Vascular Mediated Pathology
Title: Glaucoma: A Vascular Mediated Pathology
Author: Barbara Wirostko
Keywords/Main Subjects: Glaucoma; Ocular perfusion pressure; Glaucoma treatments; IOP variation; Drug development; Endothelial cells; Vascular autoregulation; Nitric oxide; VEGF; Endothelin
Brief Description: This presentation provides an extensive review of the effects of vascular perfusion and intraocular pressure in glaucoma and normal tension glaucoma. A discussion of how to measure the vascular perfusion of the eye is undertaken. Drug development with regard to vascular perfusion of the eye and glaucoma is discussed.
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds