Retinal ganglion cell degeneration in experimental optic atrophy

Ronald L. Radius, Douglas R. Anderson

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By ophthalmoscopic and histopathologic examinations at various intervals after retinal injury, we studied progressive ganglion cell atrophy following retinal photocoagulation in 25 owl monkey eyes. A reduced ganglion cell population was apparent within three to four weeks after the photocoagulation and was maximal by six weeks.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)673-679
Number of pages7
JournalAmerican journal of ophthalmology
Issue number5
StatePublished - Nov 1978

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  • Ophthalmology


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