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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Almost never: Sometimes you can get lucky, and some of the optic nerve dysfunction is due to swelling, and when the swelling resolves, the vision improves. Thats th ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Depends: On time, severity, etc. Specifically depends if the neurons have died (not recoverable at this time since an extension of the central nervous system) ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hood
15 years experience Ophthalmology
Rarely reversible: Optic nerve damage can happen for a variety of reasons, including vascular causes such as "strokes, " inflammation, compression, and infiltratration. ... Read More
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Dr. Olav Jaren
19 years experience Neurology
Sometimes: Some optic nerve damage is reversible. For example, optic neuritis frequently recovers completely, when the cause is found and can be treated. Optic ... Read More
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Sibley
45 years experience LASIK Surgery
Nerve damage: sorry but all too often nerve damage is permanent...Ask your ophthalmologist what caused it and what is your future prognosis.. Keep us posted... Dr.S ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
see details: Multiple sclerosis is a common cause. Other causes include trauma, infection, emboli (blood clots), vascultis or infarctions.
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Goldie
48 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Processing: Vision is from the brain. The retina can send messages through the optic nerve to the occipital lobe. But once they get there, no vision occurs unle ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
See Ophtho: Being scared will not help you. If you have optic nerve damage, than move forward and assure you see the Ophthalmologist to be sure you are doing all ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Hopefully on routine: Eye exams include intraocular pressure readings, and, if you have done this, there is this little green light. You don't need to have damage, just in ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Optic atrophy: Externally the eye may seem just fine, but if the retina is examined via ophthalmological tools, the disc may look small and pale, the blood vessels m ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Not possible: You have not asked a question but damage to an eye will likely disqualify you from military service. Are you actually thinking you could join the mili ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Control pressure: Increase of intra-ocular pressure must be addressed and controlled, as damage to the eye and loss of vision is a consequence of glaucoma. (may start ... Read More

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