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What does AION stand for?

AION stands for Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy

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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).
Sleep apnea can increase the risk of developing glaucoma and can worsen the symptoms of anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (AION), papilledema, and diabetic retinopathy.
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.