When the optic nerve bleeds

In a glaucomatous eye, a disc hemorrhage is a sign of trouble, indicating that the glaucoma is active and progression is likely.   However, disc hemorrhages can also occur in diabetic or hypertensive patients.   A disc hemorrhage is a sign of damage rather than something that is treated.   Identifying the systemic cause is important, so bloodContinue reading “When the optic nerve bleeds”