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Optic nerve

The optic nerve is the connection between the eye and the brain. It is responsible for transmitting the visual signal from the eye to the visual centres of the brain. Each optic nerve carries approximately 1 million nerve fibres. Damage…

Vitreous Traction

The eye is principally divided into two separate compartments, the front or ‘anterior chamber’ which is filled with aqueous fluid, and the back or ‘posterior chamber’ which is filled with vitreous gel. When you are born this vitreous gel fills…

Vitreous Haemorrhage

The vitreous gel is usually clear, apart from occasional transparent floaters. Blood is not transparent, so if bleeding occurs into the vitreous then the vitreous gel loses some of its transparency, resulting in dense ‘floaters’ or loss of vision. A…

Floaters & Flashes

The eye is principally divided into two separate compartments, the front or ‘anterior chamber’ which is filled with aqueous fluid, and the back or ‘posterior chamber’ which is filled with vitreous gel. When you are born this vitreous gel fills…