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Radiation Optic Neuropathy
Wednesday, 08 April 2009 01:41

 

What is Radiation Optic Neuropathy? What is the treatment for Radiation Optic Neuropathy?

 

Radiation optic neuropathy occurs from head or neck radiation for tumors. The radiation is thought to cause damage to the vascular system which can in turn decrease blood flow to the optic nerve. Treatment options include corticosteroid and hyperbolic chamber. Prognosis for normal vision is poor.

 

Treatment

Corticosteroids

Hyperbolic chamber

 

Last Updated on Monday, 14 January 2013 00:03
 

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