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Accumulating evidence from experimental and clinical studies suggest that retinal ganglion cells at least in the earlier stages of glaucoma have the capacity to recover function following periods of functional loss. The capacity for recovery may be negatively impacted by advancing age but can be boosted by interventions such as diet restriction and exercise.

Original publication

DOI

10.1038/eye.2016.281

Type

Journal article

Journal

Eye (Lond)

Publication Date

02/2017

Volume

31

Pages

196 - 198

Keywords

Aging, Animals, Diet, Disease Models, Animal, Exercise, Glaucoma, Humans, Recovery of Function, Retinal Ganglion Cells