Any treatment on optic atrophy?

Sometimes. Optic atrophy associated with multiple sclerosis, thyroid compression and cerebral spinal fluid elevation can respond to proper therapy. Most others might improve spontaneously but do not respond to treatment.

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Please let me know if there is any treatment on optic atrophy?

Not really. Optic atrophy is a condition in which the main nerve from the eye to the brain, loses its ability to transmit visual information to the brain. When the ophthalmologist looks at the nerve it will look pale white. When a nerve gets to the state, there is no treatment known as the nerve is essentially functionless. Read more...

What is the treatment for optic atrophy?

Mostly no. Most forms of optic atrophy cannot be treated. If associated with multiple sclerosis, steroid infusions can help. If caused by thyroid nerve compression, then treatment of the orbital compression can reverse the atrophy. Sometimes it occurs in associated with long standing elevation of spinal fluid pressure and will improve if the pressure is relieved. A neuro-ophthalmologist can advise you. Read more...

Is there any treatment available for iih with both eyes optic atrophy?

No. Best to see a neuro-ophthalmologist for the latest clinical trials looking for experimental treatments and to give you the best opninion about this. Read more...

Can stem cell therapy treat optic atrophy?

Working on it. There is one form of heredity optic atrophy being treated this way with some success. But there are many forms of optic atrophy, and while much work is being done on this topic with stem cells, there are no practical results yet. Keep reading and asking and eventually I think this will come about. Read more...
Stem cells. Adult stem cells have helped Leukemia, lymphoma. We have been using limbal stem cell transplants in eye surgery for years with excellent results. See eyedoc2020@blogspot.com. Stem cell injections are now being used to treat painful joints (shoulders, hips, etc) Still there are few published studies proving its benefit in some of these conditions. No published study saying cures optic atrophy yet. Read more...

Why isn't congenital optic atrophy optical nerve not developed?

Most idiopathic. Most cases do not have a cause. Some cases are associated with CNS (brain problems such as genetic or idiopathic causes), some are genetic such as leber's disease and rarely can be due to maternal diabetes and drug use. Read more...

Syndrome of optic atrophy?

Optic nerve damage. Optic atrophy refers to changes in the appearance of the optic nerve. The optic disc (where the optic nerve enters the eye) appears pale or whitish vs. The normal pink color. The presence of optic atrophy means there is damage to the optic nerve. This can occur with many different diseases (except glaucoma). The degree of visual loss depends on the severity of the optic nerve damage. Read more...
Optic atrophy . Optic atrophy can be caused by any process that damages the optic nerve. You need to see an ophthalmologist to figure out the cause which could include inflammation, stroke, tumor, trauma, inherited conditions, and many more. Read more...

What caused my optic atrophy?

Birth defect. MS. Optic atrophy occurs whenever the nerve or blood supply to the main optic nerve is disrupted. This can be present at birth, is associated with some inherited diseases and can occurs in adults after trauma, blood vessel dysfunction, multiple sclerosis and occasionally with no identifiable cause. See your neuro-ophthalmolgist to sort this out. Read more...