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Samuelfub

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Glaucoma, Feedback Pathway
« on: August 09, 2020, 04:28:42 PM »
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/01/200113093730.htm

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"Researchers at the University of South Florida (USF) have discovered a novel feedback pathway from the brain to the eye that modulates eye pressure -- a significant advancement in the effort to diagnose and treat glaucoma. Glaucoma is associated with increased pressure in the eye due to a reduce ability of the eye to maintain proper fluid drainage. The heightened pressure applies mechanical strain to the optic nerve as the nerve exits the eye, resulting in vision loss and potential blindness."

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Re: Glaucoma, Feedback Pathway
« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2020, 05:00:53 PM »
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/01/200113093730.htm

Found this to be interesting!

"Researchers at the University of South Florida (USF) have discovered a novel feedback pathway from the brain to the eye that modulates eye pressure -- a significant advancement in the effort to diagnose and treat glaucoma. Glaucoma is associated with increased pressure in the eye due to a reduce ability of the eye to maintain proper fluid drainage. The heightened pressure applies mechanical strain to the optic nerve as the nerve exits the eye, resulting in vision loss and potential blindness."

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