Cannabis has been well known to treat eye pressure associated with glaucoma. Now new research indicates that direct topical application of cannabidiol (CBD) may be beneficial for neuropathic ocular pain.
Viola Brugnatelli is founder and curator of the online science magazine Nature Going Smart. A neuroscientist who specializes in cannabinoid circuitry and G-protein coupled receptor signaling, Brugnatelli received an honors degree from the University of Dundee in Ireland. In addition to her academic and research training, she has extensive experience with therapeutic cannabis and terpenes from a clinical perspective. Brugnatelli currently is a lecturer on Medical Cannabis at the University of Padua in Italy.