Five Fundus Features Correlate to VF Loss Severity in Acute NAION

Hemorrhages, cotton wool spots, disc hyperemia, pallor and peripapillary wrinkling, when taken together, classified visual field decline with about 74% accuracy.

Parkinson’s Disease Shows Distinct Retinal Thinning

The pattern was different compared with primary open-angle glaucoma patients.

Half of All MS Patients Will Develop Ocular Involvement, Study Finds

Optic neuritis was the most common occurrence. Furthermore, one quarter will have visual symptoms at presentation.

Nonarteritic AION Incidence Increases After Age 50

Although prevalent in elderly patients with vascular risk factors, the rate of disease has remained stable over several decades.

Nasal and Paracentral Regions of Optic Disc are Most Vulnerable to Visual Field Progression

Careful monitoring of these locations in patients with ocular hypertension may be useful.

Fetal Growth Restriction Leads to Enlarged Vertical c/d Ratio in Adulthood

Full-term babies with a birth weight below the 3rd percentile experience different optic nerve head morphology as they develop and may have a lower neuronal reserve for degenerative diseases in this region.

Study Examines Link Between Targeted Anti-Cancer Drugs & Neuro-Ophthalmic Complications

While uncommon, these adverse events can be vision-threatening without prompt management.

Navigating Optic Nerve Differentials

Use this systematic protocol to arrive at the proper diagnosis without delay.

Optic Disc Edema More Prevalent Among Women

As one recent study found, this may be due to a significant portion of cases arising from IIH.

IIH Found to Be More Mild in Older Population

Study shows this age group had a higher prevalence of empty sella on neuroimaging, however, as well as some differing characteristics on presentation.

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