Table of Contents

Structure of the Optic Nerve.
Blood Supply of the Optic Nerve.
Blood-Optic Nerve Barrier.
Factors Influencing the Optic Nerve Head Blood Flow.
Measurement of the Optic Nerve Head Blood Flow.
Terminology and Types of Ischemic Optic Neuropathy.
Optic Disc.
Clinical Evaluation of Patients with Ischemic Optic Neuropathies.
General Characteristics of Giant Cell Arteritis.
Clinical Features of Giant Cell Arteritis.
Diagnostic Criteria for Giant Cell Arteritis.
Ophthalmic Manifestations of Giant Cell Arteritis.
Management of Giant Cell Arteritis to Prevent Visual Loss.
Pathogenesis of Classical Non-arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy.
Pathogenesis of Some Controversial Non-arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy Clinical Entities.
Clinical Features of Non-arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy.
Management of Non-arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy.
Animal Model of Non-arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy.
Classification and Incidence of Posterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy.
Pathogenesis of Posterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy.
Clinical Features of Posterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy.
Management of Posterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy.