Mechanisms of optic neuropathy.

Leonard Levin // Publications // Dec 01 1997

PubMed ID: 10176111

Author(s): Levin LA. Mechanisms of optic neuropathy. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 1997 Dec;8(6):9-15. Review. PMID 10176111

Journal: Current Opinion In Ophthalmology, Volume 8, Issue 6, Dec 1997

Retinal ganglion cell death is the final common pathway of all human optic neuropathies. An understanding of how these cells die, either at the cell body or after axonal injury, may allow development of strategies for rescuing these cells and therefore ameliorating optic nerve disease.