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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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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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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