Table 3.

Total ganglion cell layer neurons versus total optic nerve axons

Ganglion cell layer neurons
RetinaNeurons countedSampled area (μm2)Mean density (cells/mm2)Total retinal area (mm2)Total GCL neurons
15440.064854013.4114095
25680.068828015.2125940
36260.073851715.5131758
726320.470561518.2102140
839990.610656517.7115570
952770.690602518.8113020
Mean22740.329725716.5117087
Optic nerve axons
Optic nerveAxons countedSampled area (μm2)Mean density (cells/mm2)Total nerve area (mm2)Total axons
75793123030.479285143720
10552663450.875488047800
11542496760.567180040248
12653296760.687060047660
Mean581995000.657253344857