The neuro-ophthalmology service takes care of patients with loss of vision, double vision, eye movement abnormalities, orbital syndromes, and ophthalmologic problems related but not limited to cerebro vascular diseases, tumor, head trauma, neurodegenerative diseases, infection, and inflammation. In addition to comprehensive clinical assessment of visual acuity, pupil, anterior and posterior segment, eye movement, and eye alignment.
The Neuro-Ophthalmology Unit of the Simons Eye specializes in patients with problems related to visual acuity, pupil, anterior and posterior segment, eye movement, and eye alignment.
Typical Conditions Treated:
• Optic nerve disorders, such as optic neuritis
• Visual field defects related to stroke or MS
• Double vision from ocular motor nerve palsies
• Orbital tumors
• Blepharospasm and other involuntary facial movements
• Pupillary abnormalities
ORBIT & OCULOPLAST: Trained surgeon in the field of Oculoplasty – with facilities to provide lid repairs, electocautery, Management of ocular tumours. The Department of Orbit and Oculoplasty deals with the management of diseases and abnormalities of the orbit, eyelids and the lacrimal system.