Bridging the fields of Ophthalmology and Neurology, the Neuro-Ophthalmology Service has the mission to provide state-of-the art patient care in the management of neurological and general systemic disease that affect vision and eye movements. Neuro-ophthalmology is an ophthalmic subspecialty that addresses the relationship between the eye and the brain, specifically disorders of the optic nerve, orbit, and brain, associated with visual symptoms. Neuro-ophthalmologists provide comprehensive clinical care to a broad spectrum of patients with visual disturbance from optic nerve diseases, central nervous system disorders, ocular motility dysfunction, and pupillary abnormalities.
Typical conditions treated in this department:
Management of neuro-ophthalmic patiens can be incredibly complex, and often these patients are co-managed with the other speciality services viz. the retina, oculoplasty and squint services in particular.