Optic nerve atrophy

Optic atrophy; Optic neuropathy

Optic nerve atrophy is damage to the optic nerve. The optic nerve carries images of what the eye sees to the brain.

Optic nerve

The optic nerve carries the information of vision from the eye to the brain.

Visual field test

Central and peripheral vision is tested by using visual field tests. Changes may indicate eye diseases, such as glaucoma or retinitis.



Exams and Tests


Outlook (Prognosis)

When to Contact a Medical Professional