Optic disc changes in glaucoma.

  title={Optic disc changes in glaucoma.},
  author={S. S. Sohan Singh Hayreh},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={56 3},
Sir William Mackenzie (I835) was the first to describe raised intraocular pressure (IOP) in glaucoma. Following the introduction of the ophthalmoscope, the presence of glaucomatous cupping was soon recognized (Jacobson, I853; Jaeger, I854; von Graefe, 1854; Weber, i 855; and others) and was confirmed histopathologically by Miuller (1856). Mackenzie (i854) described flattened and atrophic nerves in glaucomatous eyes. Nerve fibre bundle defects were first described by Landesberg (I869) and later… CONTINUE READING

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