Non-operative. Weight loss will often help. Many patients will respond to fluid restriction, corticosteroids and diuretics. In rare cases either optic nerve fenestration or shunting may be required but these are really last resort choices. Visual loss is possible and must be checked carefully.
Pseudotumor cerebri. Treatment is to lose some weight, lower spinal fluid pressure by taking a diuretic such as diamox, (acetazolamide) and monitor eye function with eye exams by an ophthalmologist. Headaches can be treated by a neurologist.