Regression of Optic Nerve and Visual Field Defects in Glaucoma

  • G. L. Spaeth
Conference paper


It is now generally agreed that the glaucomatous optic nerve of the infant or child will show remarkable improvement in appearance and function following lowering of intraocular pressure. While similar cases have been reported in adults, the phenomenon appear to be much rarer; indeed, its very existence is doubted by many.


Optic Nerve Optic Disc Visual Field Defect Ocular Hypertension Lamina Cribrosa 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. L. Spaeth
    • 1
  1. 1.PhiladelphiaUSA

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