Neuro-Ophthalmology

content-neuroBridging the fields of ophthalmology and neurology, the Neuro-Ophthalmology Service at the Palm Beach Eye Center provides diagnostic service and treatment for patients with neurological and general systemic diseases that affect vision and eye movements.   At Palm Beach Eye Center we have a neuro-ophthalmology service that treats patients with vision loss from optic nerve disease, double vision, orbital abnormalities and disease, and central nervous system disorders, such as stroke and multiple sclerosis (MS), which affect the eyes.

Patients with poorly defined visual symptoms or patients with persistent ocular problems, which remain despite previous ophthalmic and neurological evaluation, are candidates for neuro-ophthalmology evaluation including:

  • Optic Nerve Disorders
  • Optic Nerve Disorders
    • Optic Neuritis
      • Ischemic optic neuropathy
      • Temporal Arteritis
      • Pseudotumor cerebri
  • Double Vision
    • Cranial nerve palsy’s
    • Stroke/MS related
    • Orbital disease with double vision
      • Thyroid Eye Disease
    • Myasthenia gravis
  • Ocular Manifestation of Brain Disease
    • Stroke
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Brain tumor
  • Unexplained Vision Loss
  • Visual field defect
    • Adult Strabismus
      • Ocular misalignment needing treatment with surgery or prisms
  • Eyelid Disorders
    • Ptosis (Droopy Lids)
    • Eyelid spasm