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Glaucoma and the Brain

Researchers now view glaucoma as a disease of the brain — a neurodegenerative disease — rather than simply an eye disease.

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Biomarkers for Glaucoma

What is a biomarker? A biomarker is an indicator of a biological condition that, in some cases, can assist in the diagnosis and management of disease.

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