Chapter 13. Neuro-Ophthalmology

  1. Dr Charles Clarke FRCP Consultant Neurologist2,
  2. Dr Robin Howard PhD, FRCP Consultant Neurologist2,
  3. Professor Martin Rossor MD, FRCP, FMedSci Professor of Clinical Neurology Head Director3 and
  4. Professor Simon Shorvon MD, FRCP Professor of Clinical Neurology Clinical Subdean3
  1. Dr Gordon Plant MD, FRCP, FRCOphth Consultant Neurologist1,
  2. James Acheson Mr, MRCP(UK), FRCS, FRCOphth Consultant Neuro-Ophthalmologist1,
  3. Dr Charles Clarke FRCP Consultant Neurologist2,
  4. Dr Elizabeth Graham FRCOphth, FRCP, DO Consultant Medical Ophthalmologist1,
  5. Dr Robin Howard PhD, FRCP Consultant Neurologist2 and
  6. Professor Simon Shorvon MD, FRCP Professor of Clinical Neurology Clinical Subdean3

Published Online: 27 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444311709.ch13

Neurology: A Queen Square Textbook

Neurology: A Queen Square Textbook

How to Cite

Plant, G., Acheson, J., Clarke, C., Graham, E., Howard, R. and Shorvon, S. (2009) Neuro-Ophthalmology, in Neurology: A Queen Square Textbook (eds C. Clarke, R. Howard, M. Rossor and S. Shorvon), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444311709.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 2

    National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Queen Square, London WC1, UK

  2. 3

    Institute of Neurology, University College London, Queen Square, London WC1, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, UK

  2. 2

    National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Queen Square, London WC1, UK

  3. 3

    Institute of Neurology, University College London, Queen Square, London WC1, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405134439

Online ISBN: 9781444311709

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Keywords:

  • neuro-ophthalmology;
  • unilateral visual failure;
  • unilateral visual loss - refractive error, disorders of lens and ocular media or retinal pathology;
  • sudden-onset fixed bilateral visual loss;
  • bilateral visual failure;
  • optic neuropathy;
  • inflammatory optic neuropathies (optic neuritis);
  • optic neuritis - sarcoidosis-associated optic neuropathy;
  • idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) - disorder of elevated intracranial pressure of unknown cause

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Unilateral visual failure

  • Bilateral visual failure

  • Optic nerve disease

  • Ocular involvement in other neurological disease

  • Diplopia

  • Central disorders of eye movements

  • Nystagmus

  • Chiasmal and retrochiasmal visual pathways

  • Disorders of higher visual function

  • Abnormalities of the pupil

  • Further reading