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Causes of Papilledema

Causes of Papilledema

Causes of Papilledema Papilledema is an optic disc swelling that is secondary to elevated intracranial pressure. In contrast to other causes of optic disc swelling, vision usually is well preserved with acute papilledema. Papilledema almost always presents as a bilateral phenomenon and may develop over hours to weeks. The term, as a matter of definition, is incorrect to be used to ... Read More »

Roles of Glaucomatous Optic Disc Diagnosis

Glaucomatous Optic Disc

Roles of Glaucomatous Optic Disc Diagnosis Primary open angle glaucoma is a common eye disease characterized by loss of the axons of the retinal ganglion cells leading to progressive loss of vision. The site of damage to the axons is at the level of the lamina cribrosa in the optic nerve head. The mechanism of axonal loss is unknown but ... Read More »

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