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I'm suffering from visual field loss due to small lesion in pulvinar. Is this curable?

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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Maybe

If the lesion is a tumor and compressive, treatment which shrinks the lesion may reduce the visual changes.
If the lesion is due to blockage of a blood vessel (stroke) the visual changes are generally permanent. Best to get a baseline visual field test prior to treatment and subsequently to monitor your progress.

In brief: Maybe

If the lesion is a tumor and compressive, treatment which shrinks the lesion may reduce the visual changes.
If the lesion is due to blockage of a blood vessel (stroke) the visual changes are generally permanent. Best to get a baseline visual field test prior to treatment and subsequently to monitor your progress.
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Dr. Theodore Wu
Ophthalmology

In brief: Pulvinar

Depends.
If the lesion can be treated and eliminated without damaging surrounding structures, then perhaps yes. In general, when a brain tumor or lesion is removed, the vision may recover fully if the lesion is dealt with in a timely manner and if the surrounding pathways have not suffered permanent damage.

In brief: Pulvinar

Depends.
If the lesion can be treated and eliminated without damaging surrounding structures, then perhaps yes. In general, when a brain tumor or lesion is removed, the vision may recover fully if the lesion is dealt with in a timely manner and if the surrounding pathways have not suffered permanent damage.
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