Optic nerve

What is Optic nerve?

Optic nerve or cranial nerve II is the connecting link between our eyes and brain. It transmits visual information from the eye (retinal layer) to the brain. Damage to the optic nerve causes permanent and potentially severe loss of vision.

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One of my friend was having lot of eye problem so doctor suggest him to done a brain MRI of orbit with contrast. so in report it is mentioned...

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This indicates swelling of the optic nerve.

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I recently had a meningioma removed from an optic nerve. There is now a dent on the upper right side of my temple which I find very unsightly. I...

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An operation scar is an unavoidable feature. The dent on the right upper temple has to be taken lightly. I can understand the...

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I went to the Ophthalmologist and they mentioned that I had cupping of the optic nerve but no glaucoma after studying images 2 years apart. In...

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??Normal pressure glaucoma; can take years, some times a decade

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