A 37-year-old member asked:
saw doctor's notes about papilledema or something, is that serious?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Howard Pomeranz answered
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Papilledema : Papilledema is a serious condition where the optic nerves are swollen due to high spinal fluid pressure in the brain. If untreated can lead to vision loss. Work-up includes at CT or MRI scan of the brain and a spinal tap.
Answered on Jun 23, 2014
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