Energy Theory of Glaucoma

  • Xiaoxia Li
  • Ningli WangEmail author
Part of the Advances in Visual Science and Eye Diseases book series (AVSED, volume 1)


Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness [1], and it is a major public health issue. The pathological mechanism of glaucoma is not fully understood yet. In this chapter, we mainly focus on the glia cells which take part in the underlying mechanism of glaucoma.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Beijing Institute of Ophthalmology, Beijing Tongren Eye CenterBeijing Tongren Hosptial, Capital Medical UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.Beijing Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Key LaboratoryBeijingChina

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