Congenital Disc Anomalies

  • Jane W. Chan


Optic nerve hypoplasia is the most common congenital optic disc anomaly and is a common cause of congenital blindness. The increased prevalence of this disorder reflects its greater recognition by ophthalmologists and possibly the increased incidence of alcohol and drug abuse. It may be unilateral or bilateral, and may occur with or without any associated neurological or ocular abnormalities.1


Optic Nerve Optic Disc Optic Nerve Head Visual Evoke Potential Central Retinal Artery Occlusion 
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  • Jane W. Chan
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  1. 1.Ophthalmology and NeurologyUniversity of Kentucky College of MedicineLexingtonUSA

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