Optic Nerve Damage: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment


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1. What are symptoms of optic nerve damage caused by trauma?

2. How does glaucoma damage the optic nerve?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You're going to answer questions about topics such as myelin, trauma-induced optic nerve damage, glaucoma, and autoimmune disease.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Count on being quizzed on the following:

  • Myelin's function
  • Symptoms of trauma-caused optic nerve damage
  • Glaucoma's affect on the optic nerve
  • MS-induced optic nerve damage treatment
  • Definition of an autoimmune disease

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about causes of optic nerve damage
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding symptoms of optic nerve damage
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related biology lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about disease in a different way

Additional Learning

Take advantage of our lesson Optic Nerve Damage: Causes. Symptoms & Treatment to learn more about this information. This lesson will go over the following topics:

  • Anatomy of the eye
  • Function of the optic nerve
  • Causes/symptoms of optic nerve damage
  • Ways optic nerve damage can be treated