The optic nerve head in glaucoma

Bourne, Rupert R. A. and Khatib, Tasneem (2021) The optic nerve head in glaucoma. Community Eye Health Journal, 34 (112). pp. 36-39. ISSN 1993-7288

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All types of glaucoma involve glaucomatous optic neuropathy. The key to detection and management of glaucoma is understanding how to examine the optic nerve head (ONH). This article addresses the following issues: • How to examine the ONH • Normal characteristics of the ONH • Characteristics of a glaucomatous ONH • How to tell if the glaucomatous optic neuropathy is getting worse.

Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Glaucoma, Optic disc, Optic nerve
Faculty: Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine & Social Care
Depositing User: Lisa Blanshard
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2022 13:14
Last Modified: 31 May 2022 16:18

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