A 18-year-old male asked:
My eyedoc gave me paper with title:"3d disc report ou w/ topography".there stands average thickness rnfl:right 94,left 92. what is this and is it bad?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Jon Fishburnanswered
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Optic nerve exam: This exam report is for your optic nerve of each eye. The retinal nerve fiber layer (rnfl) number is the average thickness of the nerve. In itself, each eye has an adequate thickness & is relatively similar, but the sector analysis is far more important in determining whether there is localized thinning of the nerve. Your MD would be helpful in providing this kind of information to you.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
2.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated May 3, 2017
People also asked
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $44!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.