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What is optic neuropathy? Should I be concerned I will loose my vision? 

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Dr. Jeffrey Paul
Ophthalmology
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Optic neuropathy is a generic term for any disease of the optic nerve, which connects the eye to the brain.
Some conditions, like optic neuritis, or drug-related neuropathies, can recover back to normal vision. Others, from conditions like strokes or tumors, may not recover. You need a thorough eye examination and further testing to determine cause and prognosis. Best md is a neuro-ophthalmologist.

In brief: Need more info

Optic neuropathy is a generic term for any disease of the optic nerve, which connects the eye to the brain.
Some conditions, like optic neuritis, or drug-related neuropathies, can recover back to normal vision. Others, from conditions like strokes or tumors, may not recover. You need a thorough eye examination and further testing to determine cause and prognosis. Best md is a neuro-ophthalmologist.
Dr. Jeffrey Paul
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
5 doctors agree

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It is very important to be under the care of an opthalmologist if you have optic neuritis.
There are treatments.Do not delay evaluation and treatment.

In brief: See below

It is very important to be under the care of an opthalmologist if you have optic neuritis.
There are treatments.Do not delay evaluation and treatment.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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