SEP 11, 2022
Inside-Out Optic Nerve Glioma Removal
8th Annual Global Video Contest
Neuro-Ophthalmology/Orbit, Ocular Pathology/Oncology, Oculoplastics/Orbit
Dr. Guy J. Ben Simon and colleagues share a relatively minimally invasive transorbital approach to remove a large optic nerve glioma in a 12-year-old with marked proptosis, globe dystopia, and poor vision. The patient's globe was preserved, as well as ocular motility, eyelid position and function, and pupillary shape and size. This technique helps avoid a more invasive and debilitating neurosurgical approach.
Associated video authors: Drs. Iftach Yassur, Elad Ben Artsi, and Jack Rootman