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Neuro-Ophthalmologists

For appointments, 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 or to find a neuro-ophthalmologist near you, visit at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital web site.