By American Academy of Ophthalmology, Carl D. Regillo, MD
Offers present info from scientific trials on significant retinal stipulations, together with age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. comprises an summary of diagnostic ideas in retinal imaging, electrophysiologic checking out, and new genetic techniques to diagnosing and classifiying retinal dystrophies and degenerations.
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In cases of suspected AAION with negative workup or atypical course, neuroimaging should be performed to evaluate for intracranial mass or visible meningeal thickening and enhancement, and lumbar puncture should be considered to assess for evidence of elevated intracranial pressure or malignant cells. 4 Clinical Course If untreated, AAION results in severe damage of the affected optic nerve. Recovery of useful vision after initial involvement is unusual, even with prompt therapy. In cases with unilateral presentation, estimates for development of AAION The most important initial step in the management of AION is the assessment for evidence of GCA.
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2007-2008 Basic and Clinical Science Course Section 12: Retina and Vitreous by American Academy of Ophthalmology, Carl D. Regillo, MD