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Vol. 6, Issue 8 (2017)

Visual function after treatment for optic neuritis

Author(s):
Dr. Patil Nitin Narayan and Dr. V Umamaheswar
Abstract:
Background and objectives: For the purpose of investigating the visual function, prognosis, and therapeutic response to treatment in patients with optic neuritis who attend the ophthalmology clinic.
Methods: This prospective study was carried out at Department of Ophthalmology, Sambhram Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Kolar, Karnataka, India over a period from April 2016 to March 2017, during which 94 eyes were examined. Following treatment, visual function was assessed.
Results: Seventy-four percent of the eyes had a reduction in median log MAR visual acuity from 1.49 at baseline to 0.8 at the one-month follow-up. Additionally, statistically significant improvements were observed in color vision, central fields, brightness sensitivity, and red desaturation. The average age was 40.0 years, and 55.6% of the participants were.
Conclusion: After treatment, there was a noticeable improvement in visual function. Concomitant demyelination was observed in our investigation in relation to this study.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Patil Nitin Narayan, Dr. V Umamaheswar. Visual function after treatment for optic neuritis. Pharma Innovation 2017;6(8):412-414.

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