Neuro Ophthalmology

Pertains to the Optic nerve which connects from eye where we "see" and brain where we "visualise and comprehend".

The "sight" nerve may get involved in variety of conditions - genetic/heritable

  • Birth related- infections, nutrition, malformation
  • Auto immune conditions
  • Acquired infections
  • Other retinal conditions
  • Other neurological and medical conditions
  • Eye trauma (a special entity - glaucoma, warrants a separate section, covered elsewhere).

Management modalities include Imaging with CT, MRI plus ancillary scans, Pulse steroid therapy Expectant observation and Optic nerve decompression.