optic nerve hypoplasia


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op·tic nerve hy·po·pla·si·a

congenitally small optic disc resulting from a reduced number of retinal ganglion cells and, therefore, a reduced number of axons; visual impairment may be marked. See: de Morsier syndrome.
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Cognitive and behavioral characteristics in blind children with bilateral optic nerve hypoplasia.
My daughter is now 7 and was diagnosed with optic nerve hypoplasia at 4 months.
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Joshua Clark, who is 22 months old, has Optic Nerve Hypoplasia (ONH) - where small or poorly developed nerves connecting to the brain can cause blindness.
Joshua Clark, who is 22 months old, has optic nerve hypoplasia - a condition which means small or poorly developed nerves connecting to the brain can cause blindness.
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Joshua Clark has Optic Nerve Hypoplasia, where small or poorly developed nerves connecting to the brain can cause blindness.
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Faith was born with optic nerve hypoplasia which means she will probably never regain her sight.