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Paraneoplastic optic neuropathy features

This is a retrospective review of seven patients diagnosed with paraneoplastic optic neuropathy (PON) between January 2015 and June 2017. Five patients had a history of primary malignancy, including papillary thyroid carcinoma, type B thymoma, testicular seminoma and lung carcinoma....

Traumatic optic neuropathy

In neuro-ophthalmology we get asked a lot about management of patients who suffered significant trauma and presented with loss of vision secondary to presumed traumatic optic neuropathy (TON). TON happens usually in the context of significant craniofacial trauma. The incidence...

Demyelinating optic neuropathy

Introduction Optic neuritis (ON) is an inflammatory process affecting the optic nerve. After glaucoma, it is the most common optic neuropathy affecting patients under the age of 50. The usual presentation of typical ON is unilateral subacute loss of vision...

Overview of traumatic optic neuropathy

The authors present the clinical features and role of various treatment modalities on the final vision outcome in traumatic optic neuropathy (TON). They retrospectively reviewed the records of patients with a diagnosis of TON over a four year period in...

Amiodarone-associated optic neuropathy

This is a retrospective population-based cohort study to evaluate the risk of developing optic neuropathy from the use of amiodarone in Taiwan. Over a five-year period (2005-2009), there were 6175 amiodarone-treated patients with 24,700 patients taken as controls. After a...

Nonarteritic anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy

This review article describes nonarteritic anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy (NAION). This condition is one of the common causes of visual loss in adults. The article uses a good range of references and is divided under the headings of; demographics, clinical...

Toxic nutritional optic neuropathy (TON)

Toxic optic neuropathy are a group of conditions manifested by reduction of visual functions secondary to damage to the anterior visual pathways from exposure to a toxin. The implicated toxin could be work-based, food or drink related, or iatrogenic medication....

Diagnosis of amiodarone-associated optic neuropathy

Amiodarone is a widely used anti-arrhythmic drug. Several case reports describe optic neuropathy which has been linked to its use. This case series discusses the diagnosis of amiodarone-associated optic neuropathy (AAON) and its potential impact on cardiac therapy. The authors...

OCT changes in chronic optic neuropathy

The authors evaluated optical coherence tomography (OCT) angiography in 10 patients who suffered various types of chronic optic neuropathies. Glaucoma is known to cause a decrease in peripapillary perfused capillary density on OCT angiography. However, other optic neuropathies have not...

Review of non-arteritic anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy

This article reviews the risk factors, clinical presentation and therapies that have been investigated for non-arteritic anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy (NAAION). Additionally, it provides an update from recent rodent and primate models, offering a new insight into the pathophysiology of...

Anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy post cataract surgery

This retrospective population-based cohort study assessed whether there was an increased incidence of anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy (AION) post cataract surgery compared to patients that had not had cataract surgery. They reviewed the notes of all patients diagnosed with AION...

A clinical review of optic neuropathy associated with amiodarone

The authors present a clinical overview of the occurrence of visual loss secondary to optic neuropathy associated with the use of the antiarrhythmic agent amiodarone. Amiodarone is prescribed for the management of atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia / fibrillation. However,...
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