Chapter 128. Clinical Approaches in Neuro-Ophthalmology

  1. Robert P. Lisak MD, FAAN, FRCP Parker Webber Chair Professor Chair Neurologist-in-Chief Chief2,3,
  2. Daniel D. Truong MD, FAAN Head4,
  3. William M. Carroll MBBS, MD, FRACP, FRCP(E) Head5 and
  4. Roongroj Bhidayasiri MD, FRCP Director6,7
  1. Anuchit Poonyathalang Associate Professor

Published Online: 18 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317008.ch128

International Neurology: A Clinical Approach

International Neurology: A Clinical Approach

How to Cite

Poonyathalang, A. (2009) Clinical Approaches in Neuro-Ophthalmology, in International Neurology: A Clinical Approach (eds R. P. Lisak, D. D. Truong, W. M. Carroll and R. Bhidayasiri), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444317008.ch128

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA

  2. 3

    Detroit Medical Center, Harper University Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA

  3. 4

    The Parkinson and Movement Disorder Institute, Memorial Neuroscience Institute, Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center, Fountain Valley, CA, USA

  4. 5

    Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, Perth, Australia

  5. 6

    Chulalongkorn Comprehensive Movement Disorders Center, Chulalongkorn University Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand

  6. 7

    University of California at Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Author Information

  1. Ophthalmology Department, Ramathibodi Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 11 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405157384

Online ISBN: 9781444317008



  • clinical approaches in neuro-ophthalmology;
  • neuro-ophthalmology, subspecialty of ophthalmology and neurology;
  • patients with transient visual loss - approached by visual loss;
  • pattern of visual loss and recovery of vision - in defining cause of lesion;
  • monocular sudden visual loss;
  • central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO), venous stasis retinopathy, or ocular ischemic syndrome - and amaurosis fugax;
  • acute to subacute visual loss;
  • Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON);
  • inflammatory form of TAO, acute optic nerve compression - with orbital apex syndrome or optic nerve dysfunction;
  • paraneoplastic syndromes cancer-associated retinopathy (CAR) - autoimmune disorder of photoreceptors


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Clinical approach to visual loss

  • Clinical approach to double vision

  • Clinical approach to pupillary abnormalities

  • Further reading