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    Optic Nerve Head: Clinical Diagnosis of Glaucoma and Nonglaucomatous Diseases

    AAO 2021
    Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Diagnostic & Imaging, Glaucoma, Neuro-Ophthalmology/Orbit, Retina/Vitreous

    In this presentation, Dr. Jost B. Jonas covers the clinical assessment of the optic nerve head (ONH), including the following:

    • size and shape of the neuroretinal rim
    • optic cup
    • parapapillary alpha, beta, gamma, and delta zones
    • peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer thickness
    • retinal vessel diameters and disc hemorrhages
    • histologic ONH anatomy as basis for clinical-histological correlations
    • ophthalmodynamometric examinations of the central retinal artery and vein
    Recent advancements in the assessment of highly myopic ONH in eyes with glaucoma are also presented.