Blood flow in the optic nerve head and factors that may influence it.

@article{Hayreh2001BloodFI,
  title={Blood flow in the optic nerve head and factors that may influence it.},
  author={S. S. Sohan Singh Hayreh},
  journal={Progress in retinal and eye research},
  year={2001},
  volume={20 5},
  pages={595-624}
}
In the recent past there has been great interest in the blood supply of the optic nerve head (ONH), how to evaluate ONH blood flow, and what factors influence it, in health and disease. This is because evidence has progressively accumulated that there is vascular insufficiency in the ONH in both anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (AION) and glaucomatous optic neuropathy (GON)-two major causes of blindness or of seriously impaired vision in man. For the management and prevention of visual loss… CONTINUE READING
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