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Can meningitis lead to any eye problems?

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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery
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In brief: Yes

Severe meningitis can involve the optic nerves to the eyes and cause blindness.
It can also cause increased intracranial pressure which can compress the optic nerves of nerves to the muscles of the eye, causing decreased vision or eye misalignment.

In brief: Yes

Severe meningitis can involve the optic nerves to the eyes and cause blindness.
It can also cause increased intracranial pressure which can compress the optic nerves of nerves to the muscles of the eye, causing decreased vision or eye misalignment.
Dr. Jay Bradley
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