An Introduction to Neuro-ophthalmology
Neuro-ophthalmology is a challenging area that incorporates many conditions that affect the neurological control of the visual system, such as strabismus and optic neuritis. Management often requires a multidisciplinary approach involving ophthalmology and neurology specialists.
Browse the content below, to see leading experts discuss the latest data in video interviews and short articles from our conference hub. You can also view the selection of peer-reviewed articles from our journals. If you’re looking to learn more about the impact of these developments on patient outcomes, our educational activities are a great resource.
Neuro-ophthalmology in the Geriatric Eye
US Ophthalmic Review. 2020;13(1):30–3 DOI: https://doi.org/10.17925/USOR.2020.13.1.30
As the percentage of elderly people that make up the population of the USA grows, it is imperative to shift our focus on how to best address their needs and outline an approach to the geriatric eye. This review describes common physiologic and pathologic conditions affecting the aging eye including presbyopia, posterior cortical atrophy, giant […]
A Review of Binocular Treatment for Amblyopia
European Ophthalmic Review. 2020;14(1):Epub ahead of publication
The term amblyopia, derived from the Greek words α’µβλυ’ς (weak) and ω˛″ψ (eye), is defined as a unilateral (or, less commonly, bilateral) reduction of visual acuity as a result of inadequate visual experience during early life, which leads to a disruption of the normal visual neurodevelopment process.1 It is associated with anisometropia, ametropia, stimulus deprivation, strabismus and nystagmus, and it […]
True and False Localization in Neuro-ophthalmology—a Report of Two Cases
US Ophthalmic Review, 2019;12(2):98–102
The Parkinson sign is classically described as a sixth nerve palsy and an ipsilateral Horner syndrome that localizes to the cavernous sinus. 1,2 The localizing value of any afferent and efferent (e.g., Horner syndrome) pupillary finding with an ipsilateral ocular motor cranial neuropathy merits revisiting the Parkinson sign.3,4 For example, a unilateral pupil-sparing cranial nerve III palsy with […]
Saturday 15th June, SOE 2019 – Pearls for Neuro-Ophthalmology
Coverage of the SOE 2019 session ‘Pearls for Neuro-Ophthalmology’ featuring: – History, Karl Golnik (0:15) – Afferent Visual Pathway, Valerie Purvin (13:29) – Pupils Pearls, Nicholas Volpe (29:43) – OCT, Prem Subramanian (47:30) Filmed in partnership with the European Society of Ophthalmology (SOE) at the SOE 2019 meeting in Nice, France.
Saturday 15th June, SOE 2019 – Guidelines to the Practical Workup of Common Neuro-Ophthalmological
Coverage of the session ‘Guidelines to the Practical Workup of Common Neuro-Ophthalmological Findings’ at SOE 2019, featuring: – Optic Disc Edema, Nicholas Volpe (0:10) – Anisocoria, Jonathan Trob (16:10) – Homonymous Hemianopia, Gordon Plant (32:58) – Unexplained Visual Loss Karl Golni (50.12) Filmed in partnership with the European Society of Ophthalmology (SOE) at the SOE […]
Marko Hawlina, SOE 2019 – Golden Apple Award
Marko Hawlina was the 2019 recipient of the Golden Apple Award for education and leadership at SOE 2019. We caught up with him at the congress to talk about educating ophthalmologists, the importance of strong leadership and the innovations he has introduced that contributed to the Golden Apple Award. Questions: 1. How has education changed […]
Jonathan Horton, SOE 2019 – The Marcus Gunn Keynote Lecture
Jonathan Horton, MD, PhD discusses the take-home messages from the Marcus Gunn Keynote Lecture that he delivered at SOE 2019 entitled, “Vascular Supply of Human Striate Cortex Explains Visual Field Defects from Embolic Stroke”?
Friday 14th June, SOE 2019 – State-of-the-Art Approach to the Patient with:-
Coverage of the SOE 2019 session ‘State-of-the-Art Approach to the Patient with:-‘ featuring presentations from: – Exopthalmos, Nicholas Volpe (0:08) – Headache, Gordon Plant (17:24) – Optic Atrophy, Shlomo Dotan (32:49) Filmed in partnership with the European Society of Ophthalmology (SOE) at the SOE 2019 meeting in Nice, France.
Thursday 13th June, SOE 2019 – What’s New in Paediatric Neuro-ophthalmology
Highlights from the symposium ‘What’s New in Paediatric Neuro-ophthalmology’ presented at SOE 2019. Featured presentations include: – Update on Dyslexia, Hana Leiba (0:03) – New Perspectives on Essential Infantile Esotropia, Michael Brodsky (14:23) Filmed in partnership with the European Society of Ophthalmology (SOE) at the SOE 2019 meeting in Nice, France.
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