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What does AION stand for?

AION stands for Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy

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36) SD-OCT has been used to quantify the loss of retinal ganglion cells in experimentally induced anterior ischemic optic neuropathy, and high-penetration OCT using long wavelengths has been used to characterise choroidal thickness in highly myopic eyes with normal tension glaucoma.
a world leader in the discovery and development of RNAi-based therapeutics, today announced interim results from the first two cohorts of its Open Label, first-in-human Phase I clinical study of QPI-1007, the Company's proprietary synthetic siRNA drug candidate for ocular neuroprotection, in patients with recent onset of non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION).
As with other PDE5 inhibitors, the use of tadalafil is contraindicated in patients who are taking nitrates, for those who have cardiac disease in whom sexual activity is not advisable and for those patients with non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION).
People who take medications to control high blood pressure at bedtime or in excessive amounts may be at increased risk for an eye disorder known as anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (AION) or stroke of the eye.