“Push Me, Pull You”

  • Xiaobin Xie
  • Ningli Wang
Part of the Advances in Visual Science and Eye Diseases book series (AVSED, volume 2)


In the case described in the previous section, we analyzed the relationship between the ocular-cranial pressure gradient and morphological changes in the optic disc. We noted that under a dynamic balance between high intraocular and high intracranial pressure, glaucomatous cupping of the optic disc may be postponed or not occur. However, when the eye is instead subject to low intraocular pressure and high intracranial pressure, what changes does this bring to the optic disc?


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiaobin Xie
    • 1
  • Ningli Wang
    • 2
  1. 1.Eye Hospital of China Academy of Chinese Medical SciencesBeijingChina
  2. 2.Department of OphthalmologyBeijing Tongren Hospital, Capital Medical UniversityBeijingChina

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