Friday, May 7, 2021

Citicoline To Help and Glaucoma and Results From Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study On May 9 Show

Dr. Kevin Chan (NYU Langone Health - New York, NY)

Dr. Michael Kass (Washington University School of Medicine - St. Louis, MO)

Dr. Kevin Chan, an assistant professor of ophthalmology and radiology, at NYU Langone Health in New York, discusses a compound called citicoline, which contains choline, that has proven to assist rats to regain nerve connection between the brain and the eye in treating glaucoma.

Then, Dr. Michael Kass, the Bernard Becker Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, goes over the results of the Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study, which purpose was to determine how necessary treatment for elevated eye pressure was to prevent vision loss from glaucoma.

5/9/2021 Podcast (Click Image Below) 

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