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Correlation between Axial Length and Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness in Myopic Eyes.
4,5 Apart from elevated intraocular pressure (IOP), various pressure independent factors represent the main risk factors for loss of retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) with subsequent glaucomatous damage in PXF syndrome.
Keywords: Retinal nerve fiber layer, split nerve fiber layer bundles, optical coherence tomography
Thinner nerve fiber layer was associated with worse performance on memory, reasoning, and reaction time at baseline, and with a decline in each of these tests over time," she said.
The cornea is the most densely innervated tissue in the body, so corneal nerve assessment is extremely sensitive for detecting small sensory nerve fiber damage as compared to other tests including measurement of intra-epidermal nerve fibers in the skin, notes lead investigator Joseph L.
Optic disc examination included evaluation of qualitative changes like contour of the neuroretinal rim, presence of optic disc hemorrhages, appearance of nerve fiber layer (NFL) and optic disc color and quantitative morphometric analysis of optic nerve head e.
Previous studies have shown that the appearance of white matter in magnetic resonance images depends on the angle between the nerve fibers and the direction of the very strong magnetic field used in an MRI scanner.
In MS, the immune system damages and destroys myelin, the material that surrounds and protects nerve fibers in the brain and spinal cord.
The CF represents that frequency to which the nerve fiber responds best.
At 6 months after transplantation, repeat scans in 11 of the patients who had neuropathy showed that nerve fiber density and length had improved significantly.