To make an appointment, call 314-362-3937.

Washington University neuro-ophthalmologists offer expert care for complex neurological disorders as they affect the visual system.

Our neuro-ophthalmologists treat conditions such as:

  • Stroke
  • Brain tumor
  • Inflammatory diseases of the eye socket

Damage to the nerve can result from a variety of causes, including:

  • Drug overdoses
  • Exposure to toxins in the environment
  • Damage to the nerve itself
  • Diabetes
  • Bacterial and viral infections

Neuro-ophthalmology treatment

Neuro-ophthalmologists have experience dealing with a variety of patients with disease in the eye socket or nerves that control the eye muscle. Some of the conditions treated include:

  • Diplopia
  • Visual migraine
  • Strabismus
  • Hemi-anopia
  • Optic atrophy
  • Optic neuritis
  • Papilledema
  • Papillitis
  • Pituitory ademona
  • Ischemic optic neuropathy

To learn more about neuro-ophthalmology visit the Ophthalmology department website.