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Optic Nerve


Picture of the optic nerve

The optic nerve carries electrical impulses from the eye to the brain, which converts the impulses into visual images that you see.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerChristopher J. Rudnisky - Ophthalmology
Last RevisedMay 5, 2010

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