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At the time of analysis, the laboratory had also collected 47 samples from patients with optic atrophy, with either a definitive or a tentative clinical diagnosis of LHON.
Optic nerve diseases considered eligible include glaucoma, ischemic optic neuropathy, optic atrophy, optic neuritis, LHON, NMO (Neuromyelitis Optica or Devic's Syndrome ) and some trauma.
This new twist on a familiar product aids low vision patients challenged with diabetic retinopathy, retinitis pigmentosa, albinism, optic atrophy, macular degeneration, cataracts and other conditions and impairments.
At age five, he was diagnosed with optic atrophy, which is the loss of some or most of the fibers of the optic nerve.
0 Although rare, optic atrophy may develop if chorioretinal atrophy is widespread.
The main abnormalities that an optometrist may detect are: painless proptosis, papilloedema and optic atrophy.
Disc swelling (whether unilateral or bilateral) and optic atrophy will not be dealt with here in detail.
Once there is established optic atrophy, the disc will not be able to swell and it will not therefore display typical characteristics of papilloedema.