Neuro Ophthalmologists treat patients who have reduced vision, blind spot owing to disorders of the optic nerve and its connections to the brain, subnormal vision.

Our team of doctors

  • Dr. Praveen R Murthy
  • Dr. Krishna R Murthy
  • Dr. Netra Harsha
  • They also evaluate and treat any condition in which there may be a brain abnormality causing a disturbance of vision, misalignment of the eyes, or abnormal eye movements.

    Optic Neuritis

    Optic neuritis is an inflammation of the optic nerve.. With optic neuritis, the optic nerve becomes swollen and the nerve fibers do not work properly. Vision can range from near normal to very poor depending on the number of inflamed nerve fibers. Symptoms

      Blurred vision in one or both eyes

      Dim vision

      Abnormal color vision

      Pain behind the eye, particularly when moving the eyes.

    The symptoms described above may not necessarily mean that you have optic neuritis. However, if you experience one or more of these symptoms, contact your eye doctor

    Optic Atrophy

    Optic Atrophy means the loss of some or most of the nerve fibers in the optic nerve. (Resulting in severe visual loss). Many diseases and disorders can lead to optic atrophy or damage to one or both optic nerves or not developed properly. It may also result from inflammation of the optic nerve or from glaucoma when the pressure inside the eye remains too high. In unusual cases, poisons, vitamin deficiencies, or tumors may be responsible. Most commonly, optic atrophy simply occurs without a known or proven cause.