Optic neuropathy

What is Optic neuropathy?

It is damage to the optic nerve.The most common cause is poor blood flow called ischemic optic neuropathy which mostly affects elderly people.

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my bhabhi is injured in an accident on 12july2011. Her optic nerve (traumatic optic neuropathy) is damaged. she is admitted in sifs hospital,...

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No Traumatic optic Neuropathy(TON) cannot be cured.The damage to ON is irreversible and vision loss is permanent.

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hi. Neurophasist diagnosed that my 4 year daughter has a paresis of the optic nerve. What kind of treatment can you advise?...

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Hi,

Thank you for writing in.I understand your concern

From your query I learn that your child had recent atopic dermatititis, followed by paresis...

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Hi, my name is XXXXXXX My mother has suffered Optic Atrophy, it caused from Uveitis. Her condition has been over 10 years. I just wonder is there...

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Dear XXXXXXX

Thanks for referring your mother's problem to me.

The reason of optic atrophy in such cases is more likely to be due to Diabetes. As...

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my husband lost part of his vision in his right eye, side and lower parts. it lasted about 2-3 min. he is okay now . what would you suggest? Did...

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I am a 23 y/o male with Leber s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy LHON, a mitochondrial disorder causing central vision loss. I recently have been...

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hi Dr 2 years back I had got Retrabular optic neuritis and blurred vision problem. one lesion was found in optic nerve in MRI. after IV...

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my husband has a hemingeoma behind right eye which is pressing against optic nerve causing double vision. tumor cannot be removed surgically as it...

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