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How long to develop optic atrophy after avulsion of optic nerve?
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Dr. Howard Pomeranz
Ophthalmology
In brief: Optic atrophy
Usually takes 4 to 8 weeks for atrophy to develop after any form of optic nerve injury.

In brief: Optic atrophy
Usually takes 4 to 8 weeks for atrophy to develop after any form of optic nerve injury.
Dr. Howard Pomeranz
Dr. Howard Pomeranz
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Dr. Jack Sipperley
Ophthalmology
In brief: It depends
If there is a total avulsion of the optic nerve then the vision is nlp(no light perception) and the atrophy will occur within a few weeks.
If the avulsion is partial them the atrophy may be restricted to the fibers that were severed.

In brief: It depends
If there is a total avulsion of the optic nerve then the vision is nlp(no light perception) and the atrophy will occur within a few weeks.
If the avulsion is partial them the atrophy may be restricted to the fibers that were severed.
Dr. Jack Sipperley
Dr. Jack Sipperley
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