Glaucoma may be an autoimmune disease

Glaucoma may be an autoimmune disease

A new study finds glaucoma may be an autoimmune disorder, mediated by T cells that target heat shock proteins in the retina. The discovery suggests it could be possible to develop new treatments for glaucoma by blocking this autoimmune activity.
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https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180810091530.htm