Congenital Optic Disc Pit

  • Xiaojing Pan
  • Ning Fan
  • Xuyang Liu
Part of the Advances in Visual Science and Eye Diseases book series (AVSED, volume 2)


Congenital optic disc pit is a type of developmental defect rarely found in the optic disc. There is a congenital nerve tissue defect at the pit. Most patients can be asymptomatic for life. However, abnormalities can usually be found in standardized automated perimetry which is helpful in determining the severity and possible complications of the disease.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiaojing Pan
    • 1
  • Ning Fan
    • 2
  • Xuyang Liu
    • 3
    • 2
  1. 1.Shandong Eye Institute, Qingdao Eye HospitalQingdaoChina
  2. 2.Shenzhen Eye Hospital, Shenzhen UniversityShenzhenChina
  3. 3.Xiamen Eye Center of Xiamen UniversityXiamenChina

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