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Conclusions: Bilateral ODD and noncompliance with CPAP when indicated are associated with increased risk of NAION in the fellow eye. Patients with these risk factors should be counseled on the potentially devastating visual consequences of bilateral NAION, and compliance with CPAP should be stressed when appropriate.
Conclusions: Most participants in the RENEW PP population demonstrated substantial recovery from baseline in patient-reported vision-related functioning and HCVA, regardless of treatment and structural damage. Average scores after recovery remained lower than those of published disease-free control groups. These results provide important information on visual function recovery in patients with AON, as measured by NEI-VFQ-25 and NOS-10.
Conclusions: The incidence of low-pressure syndrome, as measured by blood patches, is similar in IIH patients and MS controls. This suggests that having elevated intracranial pressure before an LP is not protective against developing postpuncture low-pressure syndrome, contrary to common assumptions.
Conclusions: At 6 months, positive AQP4-Ab vs negative AQP4-Ab patients no evidence of poorer visual acuity. Lower visual acuity at baseline was associated with poor visual recovery at 6 months.
Conclusions: This study further delineates the profile of RON. Visual loss is often acute, profound, and monocular but may decline slowly after acute onset and later affect both optic nerves. High-resolution MRI of the optic nerves usually will display enhancement of a discrete segment of the intracranial prechiasmatic optic nerve, often with accompanying expansion and T2 hyperintensity. In some cases, these imaging features may precede vision loss. They may be subtle or appear after vision loss. Enhancement lingers for a wide interval, ranging in this study from 2 to at least 17 months. Recognition of these imaging char...
Conclusions: The similar patterns of nystagmus modulation observed in our patients with a different etiology indicate a common role of both visual and otolithic inputs in generating pendular SSN.
Conclusions: Based on this retrospective study, patients with IIH who have relatively mild visual dysfunction at diagnosis are likely to have a favorable visual outcome, provided they are adherent to recommended treatment. Many of those with poor visual function at diagnosis will have unfavorable visual outcomes despite aggressive treatment.
Conclusions: ST266 is a potential neuroprotective therapy to prevent RGC damage, and intranasal delivery warrants further study as a novel mechanism to deliver protein therapies for optic neuropathies. Results suggest that once daily ST266 treatment is sufficient to sustain maximal benefits and demonstrate that neuroprotective effects promoted by ST266 are specific to the combination of factors present in this complex biologic therapy.
Conclusions: Patients with primary headache disorders may experience a wide range of visual and ophthalmic symptoms. An understanding of the typical features of these disorders allows providers to help patients find appropriate treatment without unnecessary testing and to recognize when atypical presentations require additional evaluation.
Conclusions: The keys to correctly diagnosing VM is identifying a relationship between vestibular symptoms and migrainous features and being aware of the heterogeneity of manifestations of this enigmatic, but treatable, condition. The principles of treatment of VM include rescue therapy, lifestyle modification, nonpharmacologic migraine preventives, pharmacologic migraine prophylaxis, and treatment of comorbidities.