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Optic nerve disease research perspectives

Optic nerve disease research perspectives

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Published by Nova Science in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Optic nerve -- Diseases,
  • Optic Nerve Diseases

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBenjamin D. Lewis and Charlie James Davies (editors).
    ContributionsLewis, Benjamin D., Davies, Charlie James.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRE727 .O648 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16900122M
    ISBN 109781604564907
    LC Control Number2008023369
    OCLC/WorldCa230915995

    Eye disease - Eye disease - Disorders of the optic nerve: The optic nerve, which carries about one million nerve fibres, leaves the globe from the back of the eye and passes through the apex of the orbit into the cranial cavity. It is surrounded by an extension of the membranes that surround the brain. This connection with the intracranial cavity is important because some intracranial diseases.   Optic nerve disorders range from the manifestations of life-threatening intracranial or systemic disease, to minor congenital anomalies. Careful Cited by:

      Please note: Although this regenerative cell research has produced interesting results in mice thus far, it must be subjected to additional, longer-term, rigorous study and human clinical trials, encompassing many more years of research. This new optic nerve regeneration research, entitled Neural activity promotes long-distance, target-specific. A lighted instrument with a special lens provides your doctor with a 3-D view of the inside or your eye. Careful ophthalmoscopy is the most important way to detect inflammation and damage to the optic nerve. Optical Coherence Tomography. A computer-guided imaging device creates a 3-D image map of the optic nerve and the macula of the retina.

    Author(s): Lewis,Benjamin D; Davies,Charlie James Title(s): Optic nerve disease research perspectives/ Benjamin D. Lewis and Charlie James Davies, editors. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: New York: Nova Biomedical Books, c Optic Nerve Hypoplasia (ONH) Research at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. 3, likes 62 were here. Dedicated to researching ONH for 20 years!5/5(29).


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Optic nerve disease research perspectives Download PDF EPUB FB2

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: illustrations ; 26 cm: Contents: The influence of posterior capsular opacification on the assessment of the optic nerve / Jose Javier Garcia-Medina, Manuel Garcia-Medina --Optic nerve injury and regeneration / Zubair Ahmed, Martin Berry, Ann Logan --Optic neuritis / Laura J.

Edwards [and others] --Optic. Optic nerve disease research perspectives. New York: Nova Science, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin D Lewis; Charlie James Davies.

Stare deep, deep, into someone’s eyes (in this case, a mouse) and you might see something like this – a tangle of blood vessels (purple) and astrocyte cells (green, blue) supporting retinal ganglion cells (red), nerve cells that help carry visual signals from the eye to the brain. Jeremy Kay’s lab at Duke recently found that astrocytes and blood vessels form this supportive.

Optic neuritis is an inflammation of the optic nerve. Causes include infections and immune-related illnesses such as multiple sclerosis. Sometimes the cause is unknown. Optic nerve atrophy is damage to the optic nerve. Causes include poor blood flow to the eye, disease, trauma, or exposure to toxic substances.

Schepens Eye Research Institute scientists are exploring the optic nerve and what blocks its ability to repair itself. They are actively working on methods to regenerate this nerve and restore vision to the millions affected by optic nerve injury and disease. When the primary open-angle glaucoma Optic nerve disease research perspectives book pathways are unraveled, drug discoveries and new treatment modalities will be available for better regulation of intraocular pressure and neuroprotection for the optic nerve.

This volume discusses the glaucoma pipeline from several perspectives as well as future candidate : Hardcover. Paul Rea, in Clinical Anatomy of the Cranial Nerves, The optic nerve is the second cranial nerve and is one of the more unusual cranial nerves as it develops from the diencephalon.

It is a special sensory nerve responsible for vision. The information received from the external environment passes to the rods and cones on the retina, and then to bipolar cells, ganglion cells, and.

Optic nerve disorders range from the manifestations of life-threatening intracranial or systemic disease, to minor congenital anomalies. Careful clinical assessment, which relies upon a thorough Author: Paul Riordan-Eva. Optic Nerve Disorders: Diagnosis and Management, Second Edition, is a thoroughly revised and updated reference, including new information on diagnostic techniques such as genetic testing for hereditary optic neuropathies, new data on toxic/drug-related optic neuropathies, and recent data from clinical trial studies.

Additional novel therapies, including stem cell therapies, the use of Author: Jane W. Chan. IFOND, the International Foundation for Optic Nerve Disease, is dedicated to the promotion of research into the causes, prevention, and treatment of optic nerve disease, and to the dissemination of information about optic nerve disease.

The IFOND Web site is an information/support center for patients with optic nerve disease and their families, as well as clinicians, scientists and lay. Optic Nerve Diseases: Conditions which produce injury or dysfunction of the second cranial or optic nerve, which is generally considered a component of the central nervous system.

Damage to optic nerve fibers may occur at or near their origin in the retina, at the optic disk, or in the nerve, optic chiasm, optic tract, or lateral geniculate nuclei. The optic nerve is composed of approximately million nerve fibers at the back of the eye that carry visual messages from the retina to the brain.

When light hits the retina, the photoreceptors (light-sensitive cells) receive and transmit this information to other specialized cells, including the final cell type in the chain, called the. Optic neuritis is inflammation of the optic nerve, the nerve that carries the visual signal from the eye to the brain.

The condition may cause sudden, reduced vision in the affected eye(s). While the cause of optic neuritis is unknown, it has been associated with autoimmune diseases, infections, multiple sclerosis, drug toxicity and deficiency of vitamin B Vision often returns to normal. The Glaucoma Book is both a comprehensive academic work with evidence-based science and exhaustive bibliographies, and an everyday, pragmatic guide for general ophthalmologists, optometrists, and resident physicians who need immediate answers while examining patients.

Its 92 chapters and 38 sidebar essays range from conventional topics (e.g., open angle glaucoma, pigmentary dispersion. This Optic Nerve Hypoplasia web portal has been generously supported by The Karl Kirchgessner Nerve Hypoplasia (ONH) is the under-development or absence of the optic nerve combined with possible brain and endocrine abnormalities.

It is also known as Septo-Optic Dysplasia or DeMorsier's at epidemic proportions, ONH is the leading ocular cause of. Optic Nerve Damage Causes/Symptoms. Kelly has optic nerve damage, or optic nerve atrophy, that can be caused by trauma or diseases such as glaucoma and multiple sclerosis (MS).

Let's take a closer. The optic nerve can be affected by a variety of systemic, auto-immune and infectious disorders such as sarcoidosis, systemic lupus erythematosus, Behçet’s disease, inflammation, bowel disease, Sjogren’s syndrome, Wegener’s granulomatosis, syphilis, Lyme disease and cat-scratch by: 2.

The normal optic nerve has a healthy appearing “rim” of tissue, which is assessed by both the contour of the rim as well as the color. “Cupping” is the result of changes in the optic nerve related to optic nerve degeneration, where there is a backward bowing of the central part of the disc.

Those with optic nerve disease had highly variable wake-up times and also had trouble falling asleep, compared with blind children without optic nerve damage and sighted children. Those sleep problems led them to nap more frequently, and children with optic nerve disease napped, on average, about 28 minutes a day.

This current study builds on research funded in part by the Glaucoma Research Foundation from In that study, Dr. Benowitz studied the optic nerve and found that an injury to the eye activated axon growth: it caused an inflammatory reaction that stimulated immune cells known as macrophages to move into the eye.

The optic nerve has been widely used to investigate factors that regulate axon regeneration in the mammalian CNS. Although retinal ganglion cells (RGCs), the projection neurons of the eye, show little capacity to regenerate their axons following optic nerve damage, studies spanning the 20(th) century showed that some RGCs can regenerate axons.The fundamental role of the ophthalmologist is to preserve and to restore vision.

Although ophthalmologists have been successful in a number of areas, including treatment of cataracts and diseases of the cornea and retina, our treatment of optic nerve disease is much less successful.Optic Nerve is a comic book series by cartoonist Adrian ally self-published by Tomine in as a series of mini-comics (which have later been collected in a single volume, 32 Stories), the series has been published by Drawn and Quarterly since Tomine's style and subject matter are restrained and realistic.

Many are set in Northern : Ongoing series.