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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
18 years experience Retinal Surgery
See below: Papilledema by definition is optic nerve swelling due to increased intracranial pressure (icp), thus the treatment is to lower icp with medicine (like ... Read More
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
See doctor: See doctor to identify underlying cause and what to do.
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Dr. Luis Taylor
38 years experience Pulmonology
Papilledema is: a swollen optic nerve head. The term papilledema should be reserved for optic disc swelling that is due to raised intracranial pressure such as brain ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
18 years experience Retinal Surgery
Optic nerve swelling: Due to increased intracranial pressure. Papilledema can cause permanent damage to one's vision if the intracranial pressure is not lowered to a normal ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
18 years experience Retinal Surgery
Yes: Papilledema is the swelling of one's optic nerves due to increased intracranial pressure (icp). The cause of the increased icp must be investigated, u ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Can be: But if someone found it in your eyes, they should be working it up.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Papilledema means a swollen optic nerve from increased intracranial pressure. The increased pressure must be investigated and treated. Otherwise the ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Anyone who uses opthalmoscope to examine eyes can see this.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Serious: These issues can cause vision loss so they are definitely serious.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Optic disc edema: Technically caused by increased brain pressure. Neurophthalmologic or neurological evaluation crucial to making a diagnosis since vision and/or life i ... Read More

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