Optic Nerve

Picture of an eye cross section showing the optic nerve

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

ByHealthwise Staff

Primary Medical Reviewer Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine

Specialist Medical Reviewer Christopher J. Rudnisky, MD, MPH, FRCSC - Ophthalmology

Current as ofMay 23, 2016

Current as of: May 23, 2016

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Christopher J. Rudnisky, MD, MPH, FRCSC - Ophthalmology