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How does optic neuropathy differ from optic neuritis?

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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Optic neuritis

Neuropathy is damage to the nerve, i.
e. Vascular oclusion or trauma. Neuritis is inflamation to the optic nerve.

In brief: Optic neuritis

Neuropathy is damage to the nerve, i.
e. Vascular oclusion or trauma. Neuritis is inflamation to the optic nerve.
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