Vision of Neurological Disorders 1 of 2

Overview:
A variety of neurological disorders, such as multiple sclerosis, can affect a person's eyesight. This program looks at how problems related to the brain and nervous system can be related to vision, and covers approaches to diagnosis and treatment.

Part one of this two-part program addresses the following topics:

  • What is neuro-opthalmology?
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Visual symptoms of MS
  • Optic neuritis
  • Vision changes with optic neuritis
  • MRIs for MS
  • Optic nerve damage

Guest:
Dr. Robert Shin, a neuro-ophthalmologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Shin is also an associate professor of neurology and ophthalmology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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This page was last updated: November 27, 2013

         
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