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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

LACK OF SVP RISK FACTOR FOR NTG


Acta Ophthalmologica, 07/10/2012  Clinical Article

Pinto LA et al. – Glaucoma patients have a decrease in central retinal vein velocities. Spontaneous venous pulsation is less prevalent in glaucoma patients than in healthy individuals. This phenomenon apparently reflects different hemodynamic patterns in the central retinal vessels. This variable may be of particular importance in normal tension glaucoma patients, where it may be associated with more advanced functional damage.


Read more: http://www.mdlinx.com/ophthalmology/news-article.cfm/4133910/glaucoma#ixzz20H2f7zUO

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