A bundle of nerve fibers located at the back of the eye, responsible for taking the information from the retina as electrical signals and delivering it to the brain where this information is interpreted as a visual image.
The EyeCyclopedia is a collection of eye care terminology created by
practicing optometrists and ophthalmologists. The information provided is not intended
to be a substitute for regular medical care or to diagnose or treat
any medical condition, and should be used only as a supplemental source of information.
Please consult your doctor if you have any questions or concerns about your eye health.