layer of nerve fibers

layer of nerve fibers

[TA]
the layer of the retina composed of the axonal processes of the ganglion cells; these processes converge to form the optic nerve.
Synonym(s): stratum neurofibrarum [TA]
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The parameters of the optic disc and the thickness of peripapillary layer of nerve fibers play a pivotal role in the postoperative follow-up of patients who have undergone refractive surgery.
Additionally, it has not been shown that the LASIK affects the structure of the optic nerve or the thickness of the layer of nerve fibers [29-31].