Toronto Western Hospital |
Maps & Directions West Wing – 5th Floor
Monday – Friday9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Phone: 416 603 5232
Neuro-ophthalmology concerns disorders of brain, nerves and muscles that affect vision. It covers a wide variety of conditions that fall at the border of neurology and ophthalmology. Five of the 12 cranial nerves in the head serve vision. The clinic assess visual problems affecting the pathways carrying visual signals to the brain and those which move the eyes.
Since almost half the brain is dedicated to seeing, many brain abnormalities can cause vision problems. Such brain abnormalities can affect vision, health, and occasionally even life.
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Some of the symptoms of neuro-ophthalmologic conditions include:
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