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Optic Nerve Inflammation Loss Of Vision Will My Visonbe Able To Come Back
Would being in Trendelenberg position for surgery cause trauma to the eye and damage to optic nerve. Will have peripheral vision and OCT tests.
Trendelenberg: Yes it can. What is your maximum eye pressure, cup to disc ration, HRT, HVF, and VEP/ERG results: this will determine risks. Consult with us to help further. ...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
Blood clot in posterior to the retina due to blunt injury to the eye with loss of vision. Pls tell me if the vision comes back or not?
Depends on damage. : Traumatic retinal hemorrhages can range from superficial to catastrophic. If there is too much damage to the retina or there is blood underneath the retina, the damage may be permanent. In that case, the vision may not come back. See your retinal specialist for more specific information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There is pain in the eye, pain while moving the eye balls, inflammation of the eye and partial low vision. What can I do about optic neuritis?
Blood clot in posterior to the retina due to blunt injury to the eye with loss of vission. Pls tell me if the vision comes back or not?
Depends: Depends on the severity of the hemorrhage. As an oculoplastc specialist i deal with blunt trauma all the time but i leave the retina issues to a retinal specialist and concern myself with the bones. Hopefully one of the excellent retinal specialists on this forum will answer. As a general rule, the longer the vision remains poor and is not improving, the poorer the prognosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can eye floaters in both eyes be the only symptom of optic neuritis? or do i need to have vision loss and eye pain.
Damage to optic nerve is 30 percent. With treatment how likely is it that in the future i will notice loss of peripheral vision in my sight?
Depends on cause: If you have a progressive disorder, which eludes treatment success, there is risk of added loss, but if this was an acute event, unlikely that you will experience peripheral involvement in near future. Talk to an ophthalmologist and get better informed of cause, future prognosis, and efficacy of various treatment.S. ...Read more
Went to Dr have MRI scheduled for possible Optic Neuritis. Can this also be the cause of intermittent hearing loss and facial tingling on same side?
Can sudden peripheral vision loss due to optic nerve head drusen reverse, change in severity or fully recover?
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). ...Read more
I am a commercial pilot and was diagnosed with optic nerve drusen or better calcium spots on the optic nerve which affecting my left eye need help pls?
Optic disc drusen: Optic nerve head drusen are visible during an eye examination, and in some cases may cause some loss of peripheral vision. Visual field testing and optical coherence tomography can determine the extent of any problem, and then can be monitored over time. These tests can be performed by an ophthalmologist. Sometimes disc drusen are associated with retinal problems, but not macular degeneration. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recovery period for optic nerve trauma
due to craniopharyngioma.When will my husband recur his vision?
In glaucoma 20% optic nerve damage and minimal peripheral vision loss. Eye drop reduced pressure from 31 to 16. What is my prognosis?
Favorable: You have early loss with probably no functional damage at this point. Glaucoma is successfully treated with regular follow-ups and diligent use of the treatment recommended. You can do well with reasonable effort on your part. And the advice of a good glaucoma ophthalmologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
30% nerve damage with some peripheral vision loss not in field of vision. Used 1 drop for 30 days & pressure down from 27 to 18. On the right track?
Punctate epithelial keratopathy from severe dry eyes causing blurred vision. How and when will my vision get back to normal?
Several causes: The most common cause of an enlarged optic nerve is familial - runs in families. Your eye doctor may have identified nerve swelling termed papilledema, which is due to increased pressure of the cerebrospinal fluid. Causes for this include, obstruction, tumors, vascular problems and trauma. The neurologist will know which tests to run to discover the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a blind spot (not the usual blind spot) due to high BP of the eye & low damage of the optic nerve, could it be treated by (medicine/surgery)?
I have bad papilledema in right eye. Could this develop into permanent eye damage and possibly blindness?
Vision impairment and blindness are conditions in which a person cannot see well or see at all, even with glasses or contact lenses. If a person's best vision (with correction) out of either eye is only 20/70 - 20/200, he is impaired. If he can see no better than 20/200 or his visual field is no more than 20 degrees (severe "tunnel" vision), ...Read more
Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more