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Direct Ophthalmoscopy

Subtitles in English for this video can be displayed by clicking on  (first button on the bottom right hand corner of the video). Direct ophthalmoscopy is a troublesome skill for medical students and practitioners, but when practiced frequently, this is a technique that can be very ...

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Optic Atrophy

When is it optic atrophy? The optic nerve comprises of 1.2 million myelinated axons. Once damaged, the axons do not regenerate (behaves more like a white matter tract than a true peripheral nerve). Thus optic atrophy is the common morphological endpoint of any optic neuropathy. ...

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