Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary
Clinic Hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm (M-F)
Clinic Phone: (312) 996-9120
Fax Number: (312) 413-7895
Address: 1855 W. Taylor, Suite 3.158
Manager: Marva Jones, (312) 996-9120
Neuro-Ophthalmology Service Description
The Neuro-Ophthalmology Service offers expert evaluations and treatment for neuro-ophthalmologic conditions, including: optic neuritis, idiopathic intracranial hypertension (pseudotumor cerebri), ischemic optic neuropathies, optic neuropathies of unknown etiology, ocular myasthenia gravis, cranial nerve palsies, thyroid eye disease and visual or oculomotor complications of stroke, brain tumors, multiple sclerosis and other neurological diseases. The service facilitates and interprets a wide range of diagnostic testing relevant to the diagnosis and management of neuro-ophthalmic diseases, including: Goldmann and Humphrey perimetry, infrared pupilometry, optical coherence tomography, electroretinography, lumbar punctures and magnetic resonance imaging. The service works closely with doctors in the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences Systems’ departments of Neurosurgery, Neurology, Radiation Oncology and Rheumatology to provide interdisciplinary, state-of-the-art treatments.
For more information on appointments at any of our Clinics, including insurances taken, payment policies, and Frequently Asked Questions, see Appointments.
- The Neuro-Ophthalmology Service offers expert evaluation and consultation for treating neuro-ophthalmologic conditions, including: optic neuritis, idiopathic intracranial hypertension (pseudotumor cerebri), and visual or oculomotor complications of stroke, brain tumors, myasthenia gravis, multiple sclerosis, and orbital inflammatory syndrome among others.
- A wide range of diagnostic testing for optic neuropathies is available to the referring physician, including: Goldmann and Humphrey perimetry, and infra-red pupilometry. The service works closely with doctors in the Departments of Radiology, Neurosurgery and Neurology to provide access to 3-Tesla MRI, angiography and lumbar puncture testing as well as state of the art neurological and neurosurgical treatments.
- For more information on a variety of eye conditions, see Eye Conditions and Treatments.