This presentation demonstrates the importance of obtaining optic nerve photos in clinical practice. Since glaucoma is a lifelong disease, it is critical to be able to document change over time. Optic disc photos are superior in documenting disc hemorrhages, notches, and changes in the rim and vasculature that simple drawings. Disc photography is essential in managing the glaucoma patient long term as the OCT is poor at documenting disc hemorrhages and parapapillary atrophy progression.
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This presentation is from the session "SYM-303: Glaucoma Essentials" from the 2019 ASCRS Annual Meeting held on May 4-7, 2019 in San Diego, California.