Optic atrophy is a term used to refer
to degeneration of the optic
nerve of the
Symptoms of optic atrophy generally include some loss
of vision (central or peripheral - depending on the underlying condition/causes).
There may also be adverse effects on colour perception.
Appropriate professional attention should be sought as soon as possible.
More about Ophthalmology: This section includes short definitions
of many diseases, disorders, and conditions of the eyes and visual system.
For definitions of other terms in this category, choose from the list
to the left (but note that this is not a complete/exhaustive list).
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of the eye, and definitions
of parts of the eye, a description
of the human retina, and definitions
of parts of the retina, and the section of short definitions
of clinical and surgical procedures re. eyes and human visual system.
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