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How to treat weakened optic nerve?

I was told by my dr. yesterday that the test he took showed that there may be weaking of the optic nerve. I need to go back in 2 months for another test. Not sure what kind of test. What causes this and what can I do about it? I have chronic dry eye, could this just be an inflamation?
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014
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It seems from the history that you are told about weak optic nerve. Dry eye is not related to this problem and it is because of optic nerve diseases like inflammations, following injury or drugs, glaucoma...
Hence this requires evaluation to find out the underlying cause and treatment accordingly.

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