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Measuring the Biaxial Stress-Strain Characteristics of Human Sclera

[+] Author Affiliations
C. G. Olesen, I. Tertinegg, A. Eilaghi, C. R. Ethier

University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

G. W. Brodland, C. Horst, J. H. Veldhuis

University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada

J. G. Flanagan

University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, CanadaUniversity of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

Paper No. SBC2007-176531, pp. 933-934; 2 pages
doi:10.1115/SBC2007-176531
From:
  • ASME 2007 Summer Bioengineering Conference
  • ASME 2007 Summer Bioengineering Conference
  • Keystone, Colorado, USA, June 20–24, 2007
  • Conference Sponsors: Bioengineering Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4798-5
  • Copyright © 2007 by ASME

abstract

Glaucoma is a common ocular disease that causes irreversible loss of vision. Elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) is the primary risk factor for developing glaucoma. It is believed that increased IOP causes mechanical strain on the glial cells that support the retinal ganglion cell axons and thereby causes ganglion cell apoptosis [1,2]. This damage occurs in the optic nerve head (ONH) region of the eye, and is important for understanding ONH biomechanics.

Copyright © 2007 by ASME

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