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Right eye optic nerve damaged and vision lost in an accident. How to get back vision?

hello sir my name is satish kumar and age is 24yrs mail id: YYYY@YYYY i met with accident on 23-june and my right eye optic nerve damage and i lost my complete right eye vision and i attend to LV prasad eye institution hospital in hyderabad but they said we cant help for vision but can save your eye ball sir i need suggestion and i want my vision back plz help me for any solution
Asked On : Mon, 9 Jul 2012
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Hi Satishkumar
Sorry to hear about your accident and optic nerve damage.
Any injury (direct or indirect) to the socket can lead to unfortunately irreversible damage to optic nerve. And depending upon the extent of optic nerve injury, the post traumatic effect is shown as loss of color vision or a partial/complete visual field defect and decreased vision.
It takes 3-4 weeks for the optic nerve to get atrophied and hence leaving a permanent visual loss.
I know it is a very sensitive subject to be spoken, but get yourself reassessed by 4th week and look for any improving signs.

Since you have not mentioned about the extent of injury and damage to other structures of the eye ,if it was an open globe injury, the primary aim of the ophthalmologist will be saving the shape of the eyeball.

So, review with the same doctor who can guide you better and prevent secondary damage ( due to infection) to the other eye in future.
Take care.
Answered: Tue, 10 Jul 2012
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