Neuro - Ophthalmology

Neuro-ophthalmology is the subspecialty of both neurology and ophthalmology concerning visual problems that are related to the nervous system.

Some commonly seen diseases that a neuro-ophthalmologist may see include:
  • Optic neuritis
  • Optic neuropathy
  • Papilledema
  • Ocular myasthenia gravis
  • Brain tumors or stroke affecting vision
  • Idiopathic intracranial hypertension
  • Unexplained visual loss
  • Headaches
  • Diplopia
  • Blepharospasm