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Optic Disk

Known as: disc optic, Papilla, Optic, Nerve Head, Optic 
A portion of the retina at which the axons of the ganglion cells exit the eyeball to form the optic nerve. No light-sensitive photoreceptors are… 
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Glaucoma is an optic neuropathy that is characterized by the progressive degeneration of the optic nerve, leading to visual… 
Review
2014
Review
2014
IMPORTANCE Glaucoma is a worldwide leading cause of irreversible vision loss. Because it may be asymptomatic until a relatively… 
Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Amplitude decorrelation measurement is sensitive to transverse flow and immune to phase noise in comparison to Doppler and other… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States and worldwide. Three… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVE To provide the results of the Early Manifest Glaucoma Trial, which compared the effect of immediately lowering the… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
This review describes a scheme for diagnosis of glaucoma in population based prevalence surveys. Cases are diagnosed on the… 
Review
1995
Review
1995
OBJECTIVE To demonstrate optical coherence tomography for high-resolution, noninvasive imaging of the human retina. Optical… 
Review
1991
Review
1991
OBJECTIVE --To compare the prevalence of primary open-angle glaucoma between black and white Americans. DESIGN, SETTING, AND… 
Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
We examined the histologic structure of the optic nerve head in 15 eyes of nine persons with a known glaucoma history. All had…