Researchers have made great progress in understanding the process of optic nerve degeneration and regeneration in glaucoma.
There is no specific level of elevated eye pressure that definitely leads to glaucoma; conversely, there is no lower level of IOP that will absolutely eliminate a person's risk of developing glaucoma.
Patients with uveitic glaucoma may find their condition difficult to cope with. Thankfully, with modern treatments, many patients are able to maintain excellent vision.
Presentations at this year's ARVO vision research meeting point to great progress in understanding glaucoma and finding better diagnostics and treatments to prevent vision loss.
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