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Optic Nerve

  • Xuyang Liu
  • Jia Ma
  • Ningli Wang
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Part of the Advances in Visual Science and Eye Diseases book series (AVSED, volume 2)

Abstract

The axons of RGCs gather at the level of the optic disc and then are divided into bundles, running through the lamina cribrosa of the sclera and then piercing the eyeball posteriorly to form the optic nerve.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xuyang Liu
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jia Ma
    • 3
  • Ningli Wang
    • 4
  1. 1.Xiamen Eye Center of Xiamen UniversityXiamenChina
  2. 2.Shenzhen Eye Hospital, Shenzhen UniversityShenzhenChina
  3. 3.The First Affiliated Hospital, Kunming Medical UniversityKunmingChina
  4. 4.Department of OphthalmologyBeijing Tongren Hospital, Capital Medical UniversityBeijingChina

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