NOV 30, 2011
Committee on Aging
Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Neuro-Ophthalmology/Orbit
This podcast series from the Academy's Committee on Aging features leading experts who discuss clinical experiences and the differences in caring for older adults.
In this podcast, Dr. Andrew Lee leads a discussion on nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION). The topics range from workup in the presence and absence of classic risk factors for NAION to various controversial treatment options. Finally, the participants discuss prognosis and the likelihood of a second attack on the same or fellow eye.
Dr. Sadun discloses that receives grant support or consulting fees from Edison Pharmaceutical and Pfizer Ophthalmics. Drs. Lee and Miller have no financial disclosures to report.