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Optic Nerve

Optic Nerve

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.

Current as of: December 17, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff

Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine

Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine