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Damage To Optic Nerve Symptoms
No: Optic nerve hypoplasia is not associated with psychotic symptoms. ...Read more
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
I have been having some MS like symptoms. Mri shows brain stem lesions n fluid on optic nerve sheaths. Could this be ms?
Diagnosed w/mild glaucoma 2 yrs. ago. Pressure perfect but now much damage to optic nerve & I'll be blind in 5 yrs. Is it really glaucoma? What to do?
Disturbing news: Optic neuropathies, whether from glaucoma or other disease lead to loss of optic nerve function. Whenever the neuropathy behaves differently than expected, as in fast decline in function despite controlled IOP, other considerations must come to mind like Nocturnal hypotension, sleep apnea, diurnal IOP spikes. The nerve often has more pallor than cupping in ischemic/:compressive etiologies...(more ...Read more
Is there any kind of solution for damaged optic nerve please ? can optic nerve be repaired or regenerate or revive
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Glaucoma. Approximately how many years would it take before 30 percent damage is done to an optic nerve?
Hopefully never: Glaucoma is a condition in which the internal eye pressure is higher than the resistance of the optic nerves to withstand the pressure. The time to lose 30 percent varies with these two relationships. Hopefully the condition will be recognized, and treatment instituted so that no vision or nerves will be lost. Do not assume that you have some time for no treatment in this condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need more info: Optic nerve recovery depends on the type of injury or insult. Some problems are fixable and others are not. ...Read more
In glaucoma, please define what minimal damage to the optic nerve is. A certain percentage of damage?
Detectable: The best research indicates that the optic nerve (as studied by scanning of its structure and observation of it surface architecture) will have some change indicating damage well before there is any functional problem. In this context then, minimal damage is observable change, prior to the onset of visual or functional measured change. ...Read more
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