Eye Conditions and Treatment
Ischemic Optic Neuropathy is treated in the Neuro-Ophthalmology Service
Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Optic neuritis is characterized by inflammation and swelling of the nerves in the eyes that transmit impulses from the retinas to the brain (optic nerves). Sudden, painless loss of vision that occurs when the circulation to part of the optic nerve is compromised for reasons that remain unclear. Loss of vision in the lower half of the eye is the most common consequence.
Signs and Symptoms
Treatment and Prevention