ois.net: Three top stories from OIS@ASCRS Reporters' Notebook

Three Top Stories from OIS@ASCRS Reporters’ Notebook

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The [Equinox] concept challenges conventional wisdom about the etiology of glaucoma and joins a growing body of evidence pointing to pressure-related factors beyond IOP. One alternative theory of glaucoma pathogenesis that has largely been overlooked until lately is pressure dysregulation involving cerebrospinal fluid (CSFP). The difference between IOP and CSFP across the lamina cribrosa helps maintain the optic nerve in its proper shape; an abnormal pressure gradient directly influences the physiology of the optic nerve head.