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Pocket Reference to Ocular Blood Flow and Glaucomatous Optic Neuropathy

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Contents

Author biographies
Foreword by Maneli Mozaffarieh
Foreword by Josef Flammer
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations

1 Introduction

2 Basic sciences relevant to glaucoma
What is a redox reaction?
What is the role of light?
The oxygen molecule
The concept of cellular stress
Oxidative stress
Assessment of ocular blood flow

3 What is glaucoma?
Glaucomatous optic neuropathy
Epidemiology of glaucoma
Symptoms of chronic glaucoma
Signs of glaucomatous optic neuropathy

4 Risk factors for glaucoma
Risk factors for an increase in intraocular pressure
Risk factors for glaucomatous optic neuropathy
The role of ocular blood flow

5 Regulation of ocular blood flow
Regulation of blood flow in the eye
Endothelial-derived vasoactive factors
Circulating hormones

6 Vascular dysregulation syndrome
What is vascular dysregulation?
Primary vascular dysregulation
Primary vascular dysregulation and other risk factors for
glaucomatous optic neuropathy
Primary vascular dysregulation and eye circulation
Primary vascular dysregulation and other eye diseases
Secondary vascular dysregulation

7 Reperfusion damage
What is reperfusion injury?
What leads to reperfusion injury?
Why does reperfusion injury induce glaucomatous
optic neuropathy?
Are there signs of oxidative stress in human glaucoma?

8 Pathogenesis of glaucomatous optic neuropathy

9 Treatment strategies
Importance of reducing intraocular pressure
Methods to reduce intraocular pressure
Non-intraocular pressure lowering treatments

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