Researchers discover stem cells in optic nerve that preserve vision -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Researchers discover stem cells in optic nerve that preserve vision

05.08.2020

Image: Measurement of the eye pressure is performed at an older man; Copyright: PantherMedia/arztsamui

Optic nerve damage is usually related to increased pressure in the eye due to a buildup of fluid that does not drain properly. Blind spots can develop in a patient's visual field that gradually widen over time. Timely pressure measurements can avoid this.

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