Neuro-Ophthalmology is the branch of Ophthalmology that deals with eye problems associated with the nervous system, and with optic nerve disorders.
Clinical examination and investigative procedures related to Neuro-Ophthalmology
The assessment of a patient’s visual field. It may be damaged in some neurologic disease processes.
Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)
Used to study the health of the Retinal Nerve Fibre Layer, and the extent of optic nerve damage that has occurred.
Contrast Sensitivity Testing
To determine the ability of a person to distinguish between various grades of contrast. This function may be affected in case of optic nerve disease.