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Can bilateral optic neuropathy really not be treated & if it's in 1 eye will it go to the other eye?

See below. Damage to vision from optic neuropathy can not be undone. The treatment (what will allow it to not get worse) depends on the exact cause. Also, whether optic neuropathy becomes bilateral (both eyes) or not depends on the cause. You need to see your ophthalmologist and ask these questions. Read more...

Can you tell me about lebers hereditary optic neuropathy in one eye and not have it move to the other eye?

Leber's HON. Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy is felt to be due to a defect in mitochondrial dna. If it occurs in one eye, it almost always eventually shows up in the other. Some genetic testing can be performed if the diagnosis is in doubt. Read more...