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Optic Nerve

Known as: Nervus Opticus, Nerve IIs, Cranial, Nerves, Second Cranial 
The 2nd cranial nerve which conveys visual information from the RETINA to the brain. The nerve carries the axons of the RETINAL GANGLION CELLS which… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
We propose here a conceptual framework for understanding the optic nerve head (ONH) as a biomechanical structure. Basic… Expand
Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
PURPOSE To compare the ability of optical coherence tomography retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL), optic nerve head, and macular… Expand
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
PURPOSE The measurement reproducibility of the third generation of commercial optical coherence tomography, OCT-3 (StratusOCT… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Both axon and myelin degeneration have significant impact on the long-term disability of patients with white matter disorder… Expand
Review
1999
Review
1999
Optic nerve diseases, such as the glaucomas, lead to changes in the intrapapillary and parapapillary region of the optic nerve… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
During gestation, the paired box-containing gene Pax2 is expressed in the mid-hindbrain area, developing eye and inner ear. We… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Eighteen eyes of 12 persons with chronically elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) were studied histologically to determine the… Expand
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Alzheimer's disease is a dementing disorder of unknown cause in which there is degeneration of neuronal subpopulations in the… Expand
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… Expand
Review
1969
Review
1969
  • S. Hayreh
  • The British journal of ophthalmology
  • 1969
  • Corpus ID: 42183769
The blood supply of the optic disc is an important and a fascinating subject in ophthalmology. Since the time of Haller (I754… Expand