News : 2017 : April

The most consistent signs of VIIP are ophthalmic anatomical changes, including flattening of the posterior sclera, known as globe flattening, and protrusion of the optic disk, or nerve protrusion.

Miller School Researchers Find Cause of Visual Changes in Astronauts during Long Spaceflights

A team of researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has determined that certain visual changes in astronauts who have experienced long periods of weightlessness during space missions are due to changes in cerebrospinal fluid — not vascular fluid as previously believed.

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