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what is abnormal development of the optic disk

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Congenital disc: Congenital disc abnormality is one of the accidents of development which appears at birth. Commonly it will have abnormal or lowered vision associate ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Normal: Flat would be "normal" in this case.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
14 years old?: We cannot answer questions for people under the age of 16. Please correct your age if it is wrong. If it is not, please ask your guardian to create a ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Optic nerve: Your symptoms and MRI findings warrant collaboration between a neurologist and ophthalmologist. Entities like optic neuritis and increased intracrania ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Microcephaly, small head size below 3 sd below average, is more likely to be associated with genetic and nongenetic disorders affecting brain developm ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Pretty uncommon: Optic neuritis is an inflammation of the optic nerve which usually temporarily causes marked decrease in vision and pain on eye motion. Most recover, ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Normal: This is a term for non-elevated (normal) optic nerve heads.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Second opinion: I suggest you get an ophthalmologist to look at your nerves; perhaps a glaucoma specialist if one is in your area.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
23 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Need more...: information. How big is the T2 hyperintense focus? What are the T1 signal characteristics? Is there any displacement of nearby tissues?
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Glaucoma: I think you're quite fortunate. Keep regular appointments with your ophthalmologist to monitor your intraocular pressure. If it is kept normal, your p ... Read More
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