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Posterior SubTenon Triamcinolone Acetonide Treatment in Neuroretinitis; Case Report

Case Report: A 35 years old male patient was referred to our retina department with complain of sudden painless visual impairment in his left eye. His best corrected visual acuity (BCVA) was 1,0 OD and 0,7 OS. His funduscopic exam revealed cystoid macular edema, at OCT examination central macular thickness (CMT) was found as 743 µm with a cystoid pattern. At fundus fluorescein angiography late phases showed hyperfluorescence on optic disc...

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Memantine in Acute Nonarteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy

M. Riazi Esfahani, Z Aalami, Gholami, AR Tabasi, A Mirshahi, M Movasat Advantages: To introduce the neuroprotective effect of Memantine (an NMDA type glutamatergic open-channel blocker) in visual functions of patients with acute NAION (Nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy) and comparing it with placebo. Methods: Eligible eyes were randomly allocated to either Memantine tablets (5mg daily for first week and 10mg daily for the...

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Combined Intravitreal Bevacizumab and Triamcinolone Acetonide for the Treatment of Acute Non-Arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2008/congress/Combined-Intravitreal-Bevacizumab-and-Triamcinolone-Acetonide-for-the-Treatment-of-Acute-Non-Arteritic-Anterior-Ischemic-Optic%20Neuropathy.flv Morteza Entezari, Alireza Ramezani, Hassan Ghassemi, Alireza Naderi Ophthalmic Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Purpose: To report the effect of combined intravitreal bevacizumab and triamcinolone acetonide...

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Transvitreal Optic Neurotomy for Non-Arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy: A Randomized Clinical Trial

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2008/congress/Transvitreal-Optic-Neurotomy-for-Non-Arteritic-Anterior-Ischemic%20Optic-Neuropathy:-A-Randomized-Clinical-Trial.flv Masoud Soheilian, Shahin Yazdani, Liela Alizadeh-Ghavidel, Mohammad R. Mohebbi Advantages: Transvitreal optic neurotomy (TON) is effective in the management of recent-onset, non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION) in terms of visual acuity (VA) and visual feild (VF)...

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Ethambutol Optic Neuropathy with Favorable Visual Outcome

Paul B. Griggs, MD (Seattle, WA), Richard C. Lee, BS (Seattle, WA) PURPOSE: To discuss the clinical presentation and management of optic neuropathy associated with systemic ethambutol administration. METHODS: Two patients presented with progressive binocular vision loss following the initiation of systemic ethambutol therapy. A complete ophthalmic evaluation was performed. Therapy was adjusted based on the results of this...

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