Optic disc hemorrhage in normal tension glaucoma
Contributor: Jesse Vislisel, MD
Photographer: Brice Critser
(click on image above for higher resolution)
Optic disc hemorrhage indicating inadequate intraocular pressure control in a patient with normal tension glaucoma. Disc hemorrhages are more common in normal tension glaucoma than in primary open angle glaucoma. This patient also has peripapillary atrophy, visible as a pale ring around the optic nerve.
Ophthalmic Atlas Images by EyeRounds.org, The University of Iowa are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.