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Is there a promising treatment for optic nerve atrophy?
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Dr. Jack Sipperley
Ophthalmology
In brief: No
Optic atrophy is caused by damage to the axons that carry information from the retina to the brain( the lateral genixulate body).
Central nervous system does not regenerate so unless research into stem cell regeneration is successful atrophic optic nerves cannot be repaired.

In brief: No
Optic atrophy is caused by damage to the axons that carry information from the retina to the brain( the lateral genixulate body).
Central nervous system does not regenerate so unless research into stem cell regeneration is successful atrophic optic nerves cannot be repaired.
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