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Human glaucoma and neural degeneration in intracranial optic nerve, lateral geniculate nucleus, and visual cortex
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    • Neeru Gupta MD PhD, Director, Glaucoma and Nerve Protection Unit
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      • Yeni Yucel MD, PhD

    Dear Editor,

    We thank Dr. John Sloper for his comments regarding this clinical pathological case of advanced human glaucoma, visual field loss, and central visual system degeneration. [1] Dr. Sloper states "Gupta et al. state that both magnocellular and parvocellular cells from the lateral geniculate nucleus of a patient with glaucoma are significantly smaller than those in three control subjects." We respectf...

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    Visual pathway changes in glaucoma

    Dear Editor,

    Gupta et al. state that both magnocellular and parvocellular cells from the lateral geniculate nucleus (LGN) of a patient with glaucoma are significantly smaller than those in three control subjects. However it would appear that the authors have used the sample sizes and standard deviation of the cell samples from each individual to make comparisons between subjects. This is statistically invalid...

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