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Optic nerves

optic nerve sheath decompression

A venting of the optic nerve sheath into the retrobulbar space, by slitting or by fenestrating the sheath.

See: optic nerve sheath fenestration.

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What are some reasons that prove adaptations are not designe

... through the nerve cells before striking the rods and cones. Also, those nerves have to leave the eye via the optic nerve, which passes through the retina, leaving a blind spot in each eye. The tissue ...

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by thoffnagle
Thu Jan 31, 2013 1:04 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: What are some reasons that prove adaptations are not designe
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eye are window to your health?

... opthalmoscope allows you to see the structures in the ocular fundus - optic disc, retinal vessels, general background and macula. Abnormalities ... the movement of the eyes is actually controlled by different cranial nerves (III, VI, IV), so if your eyes won't turn in a certain direction, ...

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by bionewbie
Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:32 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: eye are window to your health?
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Re: The Axial Skeleton Helllllp!!??

... of the trigeminal nerve (nerve that innervates the face). 3) the optic canal and superior orbital fissure. the cranial nerves that move the eye muscles (abducent, occulomotor and trochlear nerves), the nerve that ...

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by Revenged
Mon Feb 25, 2008 3:53 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Axial Skeleton Helllllp!!??
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How do we see?

... cone cells are present. The impulse is carried to the brain through the optic nerves and the brain interprets the sensation as an image.

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by bpv
Wed May 31, 2006 5:03 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: How do we see?
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eyes problem

Nerves can respond to more than one stimulus. Your eyes are designed to respond to light producing sight; when a photon enters your eye the optic nerve percieves it and transfers it to your brain as color. However, the optic nerves will also respond ...

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by Khaiy
Sat Apr 01, 2006 3:35 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: eyes problem
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