Optic Papilla

Labelled Diagram of the Eye

Labelled Diagram of the Eye

The optic papilla is also known as the optic disc.


This, the optic papilla (or optic disc) is the location on the retina of the eye at which the optic nerve leaves the eye, transmitting signals from the eye to the brain.

More about Ophthalmology:

This section includes short definitions and descriptions of the parts of the eye.
For other descriptions in this category, choose from the list to the left (but note that this is not a complete / exhaustive list).

Other related sections include:

For further information see also our pages of books about ophthalmology.

MCQ Companion to the Eye (Textbook) The Secret of Perfect Vision: How You Can Prevent and Reverse Nearsightedness What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About(TM) Glaucoma: The Essential Treatments and Advances That Could Save Your Sight

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