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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Needs to see eyeMD: Preferably see an eyeMD: Neuro-ophthalmologist
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Not an optometrist: An optometrist would not be appropriate here. You need to be evaluated by both an ophthalmologist and neurologist for assessment of your daughter.

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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Not many: As of now, with glaucomatous optic nerve damage, there is no way to replace the nerve tissue. Research is progressing in this area but detection and ... Read More
Dr. Federico Mattioli
25 years experience LASIK Surgery
Notfor better vision: Unfortunately, if the nerve is completely damaged by glaucoma, vision recovery is not possible. It is the cable that carries light to the brain to ma ... Read More
Dr. Douglas Liva
40 years experience Ophthalmology
None: There is no treatment for end stage glaucoma with severe optic atrophy that has lost all function.
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Dr. Yo-El Ju
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Sometimes: It depends on the cause of optic nerve atrophy. Some like MS can improve, others not. Discuss with your doctor about this.
Dr. Howard Pomeranz
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Optic atrophy: There is no effective treatment to reverse vision loss due to optic nerve damage.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
31 years experience Pediatrics
Not really...: Once it has occurred, damage from optic nerve atrophy cannot be reversed. The underlying disease must be found and treated, if possible, to prevent fu ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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NO: I suggest calling your treating ophthalmologist for medication which is specific for optic neuritis.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Guarderas
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Call your doctor: The most important part of health care is good communication with your doctors. Do not be afraid to call him or her and ask what was the concern for t ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Please Clarify that: I think you need to precisely clarify what you were told by speaking to the DOCTOR who examined your baby. DETACHED NERVES are definitely not reparabl ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Rash: try lotrisone (clotrimazole and betamethasone)
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
A semen: Analysis should answer your question. Good luck.

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