Neuro Ophthalmology Information

Neuro Ophthalmology

The eye and its functions are closely linked to the brain. Many neurological and medical conditions manifest themselves first in the eyes as visual disturbance. The eye is also unique in that it is the only part of the body where the nerve (ie. optic nerve) could be seen without surgery.  Therefore, there is a branch of ophthalmology called 'neuro ophthalmology'

 

Common neuro ophthalmological problems: