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A Laser-induced Mouse Model of Chronic Ocular Hypertension to Characterize Visual Defects
 

A Laser-induced Mouse Model of Chronic Ocular Hypertension to Characterize Visual Defects

Article DOI: 10.3791/50440
August 14th, 2013

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Summary August 14th, 2013

Chronic ocular hypertension is induced using laser photocoagulation of the trabecular meshwork in mouse eyes. The intraocular pressure (IOP) is elevated for several months after laser treatment. The decrease of visual acuity and contrast sensitivity of experimental animals are monitored using the optomotor test.

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