Neuro-ophthalmology

Brain Stimulation May Improve Vision in Glaucoma

Brain Stimulation May Improve Vision in Glaucoma

Results from the small study are promising.

Risk of Miscarriage, Preeclampsia Greater in Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder

Risk of Miscarriage, Preeclampsia Greater in Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder

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In women with NMOSD, 42.9% of pregnancies ended in miscarriage compared with 12-24% in the general population.

Levodopa May Protect Against Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Levodopa May Protect Against Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Those treated with levodopa saw macular degeneration onset later than controls.

Optic Ultrasound Identifies Stroke Patient Mortality Risk

Optic Ultrasound Identifies Stroke Patient Mortality Risk

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Optic ultrasound is a fast and easy, noninvasive way to measure intracranial pressure.

Remyelination Agent for Optic Neuritis Shows Limited Success

Remyelination Agent for Optic Neuritis Shows Limited Success

An anti-LINGO-1 monoclonal antibody showed some success in treating optic neuritis but missed many study endpoints.

Mycophenolate Mofetil Effective in Treatment of Neuromyelitis Optica

Mycophenolate Mofetil Effective in Treatment of Neuromyelitis Optica

Mycophenolate mofetil effectively eliminated relapses in 60% of patients with neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder.

Uveitis More Prevalent in Older Women with Multiple Sclerosis

Uveitis More Prevalent in Older Women with Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis patients with uveitis tend to be female and older in age, according to new research.

Visual Assessments are Vital in Traumatic Brain Injury

Visual Assessments are Vital in Traumatic Brain Injury

Visual assessments are useful in evaluating minor traumatic brain injury in the field as well as for the understanding of long-term repercussions.

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