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Can sudden peripheral vision loss due to optic nerve head drusen reverse, change in severity or fully recover?

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Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Not typical!: Optic nerve he'd drusens are associated with field loss sometimes, but they are chronic and stable. I am not aware of them being associated with sudden loss. Look for a different cause! depending on the that, it may or may not be reversible (most likely not).

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Last updated Dec 17, 2014

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