Posts Tagged ‘glaucoma’

Researchers discover novel circulation in human eye, new glaucoma treatment target

© — Researchers at the University of Toronto, St. Michael’s Hospital and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre have discovered a previously unidentified form of circulation within the human eye which may provide important new insights into glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness…. READ ARTICLE

Researchers Identify Gene Variant Linked to Glaucoma

By Debra Kain © University of California, San Diego — An international team, led by researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the National Eye Institute, has discovered gene variants for glaucoma in a black population. The finding could lead to future treatments or a cure for this disease, which leads to blindness in two million Americans each year…. READ PRESS RELEASE