Topic Progress:

Glaucoma and the Optic Nerve . In this course you will:

  •  Review the anatomy of the optic nerve.
  • Recognize the appearance of the healthy optic nerve.
  • Ascertain the critical components of optic nerve assessment.
  • Identify the possible glaucomatous changes of the optic nerve, peripapillary region, and the retinal nerve fiber layer.
  • Identify the cardinal features of glaucomatous optic neuropathy.

View the following  lecture presentation recorded by Naida Jakirlic, OD, Assistant Professor:

Video: Glaucoma and the Optic Nerve

A PowerPoint Handout available in PDF format, outline key points covered in the lecture presentation.