A 46-year-old member asked:
how serious is papilledema?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Robert Chang answered
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Can be: But if someone found it in your eyes, they should be working it up.
Answered on May 3, 2013
Dr. Howard Pomeranz answered
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Papilledema : Papilledema is a very serious condition where the optic nerves are swollen because of higher than normal spinal fluid pressure in the brain and can lead to permanent vision loss and damage to the optic nerve if the reason for the high pressure is not treated promptly
Answered on Mar 1, 2014
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