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The Optic Disk Is Where The Optic Nerve Leaves The Eye Ball
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
If the optic nerve seen as normal and not swell without to put drops to dilate the eyes can that change if drops was used to dilate the eyes?
I have trouble reading lists in rows, dialing phone (hitting wrong numbers) using atm. Related to convergence insuff? Also thinning optic nerve l eye.
See an eye doctor: The problems that you are experiencing can certainly be related to convergence insufficiency. They may also be related to many other possible conditions, including cataracts, retinal disease, and optic nerve issues. See an eye doctor soon for a detailed examination, and if possible, bring any old records related to past eye treatments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: It all depends on the extent of the injury. If the nerve is intact and you have vision in the eye it can be saved, but there may be injury to the globe, muscles, cornea, lens, or retina. Any significant trauma to eye that would cause such symptoms should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
How often should someone over the age of 50 have a dilatedi eye exam checking optic nerve, etc. As part of the annual eye exam?
Opthamlgist saw thinning optic nerve in l eye. Didn't know what q's to ask at the time. Progressive?What can I do to avoid glaucoma? Please educate me
Careful monitoring: Cause of thinning is important to know. There are several specific tests for glaucoma, but it is not always obvious in early stages. Eye pressure is the most simple to test but incomplete. To avoid or reduce progressive damage from glaucoma, careful monitoring by an ophthalmologist and treatment if necessary by eyedrops and/or surgery can be effective for controlling eye pressure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ophtamo said there's nothing wrong with my eyes he did every test possible blood sugar, optic nerve etc but I still can't see much detail like before?
Well- check brain: If you are complaining of lack of well defined vision or there is something else odd about your vision that you can explain and the ophthalmologist gave you the thumbs up as far as the eyeball and its contents are concerned including the head of the optic nerve then, I believe someone will be sending you to see a neurologist very soon where they will look at the brain. Do you have headaches? ...Read more
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