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Glaucoma (Optic Disk Changes)

Glaucoma (Optic Disk Changes)
Glaucoma (Optic Disk Changes)

This image shows signs of moderate glaucoma, including thinning of the neuroretinal rim with an increased cup:disk ratio, vertical elongation of the cup (cupping), pitting or notching of the rim, and wedge-shaped dark areas that reflect retinal nerve fiber layer damage.

WESTERN OPHTHALMIC HOSPITAL/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY