Optic Nerve Head and Retinal Nerve Fiber Exam

  • Keun-Heung Park


Ophthalmoscopy to observe lesions of the optic nerve head is important in diagnosing glaucoma and assessing progression of the disease. Observe and record the shape, size, and depth of the optic nerve head cupping, the color of optic nerve head, the running of the blood vessels, and the presence of small bleeding around the optic nerve head. Also, if you record the optic nerve head with your fundus camera longitudinally, it will help you to know whether the glaucoma is progressing or not.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Keun-Heung Park
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  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyPusan National University HospitalBusanSouth Korea

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