School of Medicine


Teaching in the Department of Ophthalmology - MBChB Year V

Posterior Eye Disease

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Posterior Eye Disease 2

2. Picture A shows the appearance of one optic disc, the contralateral eye is unaffected. Picture B shows one eye and the other optic disc has a similar appearance.

Describe and compare the appearances of the two optic discs.

What visual symptoms would A experience in comparison with B?

What systemic symptoms might A and B have?

What investigations would you undertake for A and for B?