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Neuro-ophthalmic Disorders

Visits for Flashes and Floaters Strain Emergency Services, Study Finds

Researchers hope that developing a more informed triage strategy can increase efficiency for the healthcare system.
December 23, 2022

Early Dementia May Be Detectable Through Ocular Signs

Despite this possibility, much more research is needed to determine the best diagnostic criteria.
November 22, 2022

Body Mass Index Helps Predict OSA Severity

The condition is more common among men with IIH, study finds.
November 3, 2022

Older Age, Arterial Hypertension Associated With Arteritic Optic Neuropathy

These and other variables can help distinguish this condition from its non-arteritic counterpart.
October 26, 2022

Literature Review Summarizes How Alzheimer’s May Affect the Eye

Its effects on the brain may cause retrograde neuronal degeneration of the optic nerve and deterioration of the RNFL and choroid.
October 25, 2022

Middle Maculopathy Helps Differentiate Ischemic Optic Neuropathies

The finding was present only in arteritic AION in a recent study.
October 13, 2022

Neuroimaging Shines Light on Chronic Ocular Surface Pain, Photophobia

New research using fMRI found that trigeminal nociceptive pathways may contribute to the conditions, and anesthesia seemed to have a modulating effect.
October 12, 2022

Term “Papilledema” Often Misused in the Literature

This could lead to mismanagement of the condition and potential irreversible visual effects.
October 5, 2022

Trigeminal Neuralgia Causes Ocular Surface Changes

These occur in both eyes despite the unilaterality of the condition, suggesting a bilateral mechanism, study says.
September 15, 2022

Visual Function Associated With Cognitive Decline, Study Suggests

However, the findings underscore a lack of evidence regarding a common contributory factor.
July 11, 2022