Neuro-ophthalmic Causes of Visual Loss

Also known as: neuro-ophthalmic causes of vision loss, age-related eye conditions

What are neuro-ophthalmic causes of visual loss?

When a problem with the brain or neurological conditions, such as migraine, multiple sclerosis, hydrocephalus, brain tumor, optic atrophy and others, causes vision problems, this is known as neuro-ophthalmic causes of visual loss.


What causes neuro-ophthalmic causes of visual loss?

Symptoms related to a neurological condition are the main contributor to neuro-ophthalmic causes of visual loss. For example, multiple sclerosis can cause inflammation and other problems with the optic nerve. Migraines can affect vision in a similar fashion. Other diseases can also impact vision, as well.


What are the symptoms of neuro-ophthalmic causes of visual loss?

Symptoms can vary widely depending on the nature of the condition. Some disease cause temporary visual disturbances, while long-term vision loss can be the result of others.


What are neuro-ophthalmic causes of visual loss care options?

Typically, treating the underlying condition will help with neuro-ophthalmic causes of visual loss. In some cases, specific eye treatments may be necessary to prevent complications.

Reviewed by: Zenia Aguilera, MD

This page was last updated on: 7/25/2017 9:31:25 AM

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