Our Services - Neuro-Ophthalmology

Neuro-Ophthalmology is a sub-specialty in Ophthalmology and Neurology. It deals with neurological diseases that affect the visual function of the patient. Patients affected by certain neurological diseases may be manifested as visual blurring, loss of visual field, double vision, seeing things moving (oscillopsia), ptosis or pupil abnormality.

Common neuro-ophthalmological diseases include:
  • Ischaemic optic neuropathy (Non-arteritic or arteritic)
  • Compressive optic neuropathy due to orbital or brain tumours
  • Optic neuritis
  • Amaurosis fugax
  • Ocular myasthenia gravis
  • Ocular motor nerve palsy (Third, fourth and sixth cranial nerve palsy)
  • Essential blepharospasm / hemifacial spasm