Neuro-Ophthalmology is the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of brain disorders that affect the eye and visual function.

Signs of a Neurological Problem

neuro_01Signs of a neurological cause of a vision problem include the following:

  • Sudden loss of vision (full or partial)
  • Blurred or double vision
  • Loss of color perception
  • Droopy lids
  • Pupil problems
  • Vision suddenly goes out of focus
  • Unusual visual problems

Causes of Neurol-ophthalmologic Changes

neuro_02Neuro-ophthalmologic changes can occur at any time and be caused by many conditions, including the following:

  • Hormonal/pituitary imbalances
  • Weakening of nerves controlling the eye muscles
  • Infection, disease, or pressure on the optic nerve
  • Tumors
  • Stroke
  • Diseases such as multiple sclerosis

Contact the team at Apple Hill Eye Center to discuss your individual situation and the best treatment for you.