No. tilted can be due to high myopia or anomoly. Its not elevated. An elevated is just what it sounds like. It can be normal such as in a far-sighted eye or due to things like buried drusen or pressure in the brain being too high (papilledema).
1. Just what it says your optic nerve comes into your eye at an angle. Generally its not a serious condition. It can cause some difficulty for the Eye MD in interpreting visual fields and optic nerve morphology.
2. NO not from tilted disks.
Go to Google images. Look at images of "HUMAN OPTIC DISK" then search "human tilted optic disks" again use IMAGES. You will readily see the difference and why they are named as it is.
the optic disk is the beginning of the optic nerve. the disk is made up of optic nerve fibers. so in that sense if one is tilted the other is at least at the part where the nerve enters the back of the eye.
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