FEB 03, 2021
AAO 2020 Virtual
Neuro-Ophthalmology/Orbit, Optic Neuropathy
In this interview from AAO 2020 Virtual, Dr. John Chen details the different etiologies for demyelinating optic neuritis, including aquaporin-4 (AQP4)-IgG positive NMOSD, myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein (MOG)-IgG positive NMOSD and multiple sclerosis. He details which radiological and laboratory findings are characteristic for each type of optic neuritis and what forms of treatment are most appropriate.
To learn more, watch the AAO 2020 Virtual on-demand instructional course led by Dr. Chen and colleagues, "What Are 'NMOSD' and 'MOG' and How Are They Different From MS? What the Comprehensive Ophthalmologist Needs to Know About Optic Neuritis" (Session 221).
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