Glaucomatous Optic Nerve

Glaucomatous cupping of the optic nerve. 

  • Comments on the above two disc photographs (from the same patient):
    • Noticeable asymmetry of optic discs
    • Advanced glaucomatous cupping of the right optic nerve
    • Localized rim loss inferiorly and baring of the circumlinear vessel (left eye)
    • Nasalization and bayoneting of the vessels (more apparent in the right eye)
    • Baring of the lamina cribrosa (right eye)