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What does NFL stand for?

NFL stands for Nerve Fiber Layer

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and her colleagues at the University of Athens found "a significant anatomical and functional impairment, marked by a decrease in macular and retinal nerve fiber layer thickness as well as a decrease in electrical activity in the macula," among women with a history of anorexia or bulimia.
Here's a brief roundup of technologies under study for their usefulness in measuring MS-related damage and therapeutic success: * OCT (optical coherence tomography): a tool that is relatively easy to use and that utilizes infrared light to measure the thickness of the nerve fiber layer of the retina in the back of the eye, and its connection to the optic nerve.
As the optic nerve goes from the brain to the eye, it then splays out onto the back surface of the eye, and that is called the nerve fiber layer.