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... opthamologist rather than a regular Opthamologist for MS. That question came up inside another post and I didnt want to hijack it, so I thought Id start another thread and let everyone contribute their thoughts. ... (12 replies)
... Re: insurance, the doctor would be listed under neurologists, not vision. A neuro-ophthalmologist is a neurologist who specializes in conditions of the eye. They have degress in both neurology and ophthalmology. That said, you may have to do a little research. My neuro-op is listed on my insurance solely as a neurologist -- in general, my listings don't give specialties. ... (12 replies)
... Gully, as I stated initially, I think the world of your Neuro-Opth because he is sending you to others for THEIR opinion. Thats key in dx any disease which is outside of one's specialty. I also hope and pray that they find something which is conclusive so you get answers. My only opinion was that until you have actually had repeated tests FOR MS, or ruled out everything else,... (19 replies)

... referred to neuro opthamologist and had... ... (6 replies)
... d research a little. We do have great medical, but I did not pick up the vision coverage this year. I will call this morning for an appointment with my regular opthamologist and let you guys know how it goes. ... (12 replies)
Saw my Neuro today
May 22, 2008
... Glamour Girl, I wonder if this is an Austrailian thing- because in the US they do NOT recommend Oral Steroids, especially a dose pack for optical neuritis. I found your post to be interesting. I was at my Neuro-Opthamologist last week and we talked about this, because others had mentioned on this board that they were being told NO to Oral Steroids as well....he agreed that it... (21 replies)
... I agree that you should get the MRI done sooner than you go for the Neuro appt, however, MAKE SURE you take both the films and the report to the Neuro when you go. ... (12 replies)
... A good opthamologist can look behind the eye and tell if there is inflamation. You are describing optical neuritis almost to the T. ... (9 replies)
... There is a MS specialist who is a partner with the regular neuro I saw. He is the one who read the evoked potentials. ... (3 replies)
Nystagmus
Jan 30, 2010
... Life with MS is filled with twists and turns and the ever noted "what if's". The hints of focusing difficulty may certainly have been a prelude- or not. For you, it might have been a prelude, but for someone else, it might be nothing at all. What I have learned from my MS is that nothing surprises me and that I refuse to let MS control who I am or what I do. When the "what... (7 replies)
... however only if this Neuro has quite a few MS patients. ... (8 replies)
... Your opthamologist may or may not be qualified to help you. ... (6 replies)
... an opthamologist isnt really qualified to read this test. ... (18 replies)
... I was there all of 30 minutes, and that's because about 15 was for the vision field test. Only 10 of those minutes was spent with the neuro-opthamologist. When I went to the eye hospital, the emergency room doctors spent about 2 hours looking at my eyes and running tests. Then they pulled me in a room, told me that they thought it was optic neuritis and that they discussed... (10 replies)
... :wave: Welcome. Optic Neuritis can be a stand-alone problem or if there are non-optical related problems which are neurological, it can be MS related. The neuro-opthamologist was an excellent referral and should help you in getting to the cause. Throughout your body are miles and miles of nerve fibers. Each nerve fiber is covered with a layer of insulation called the... (4 replies)
I'm scared
Mar 10, 2011
... Hi everyone. It all started in September when I had an appointment to see the optometrist. It didn't go as expected because she told me my optic nerve looked swollen. I chuckled not knowing what that meant or even knowing what an optic nerve was. I was sent to the hospital that night and since then was scheduled for an MRI, spinal tap, evoked potentials, optic field test... (6 replies)
... Opthamologist, that would be excellent...but a regular Opthamologist can get you in to see one if necessary. ... (1 replies)
Nystagmus
Jan 30, 2010
... opthamologist. Maybe, you could call your opthamologist to get their opinion or a recommendation. Hopefully, you'll have a better experience. ... (7 replies)
... you need to see an opthamologist immediately. Four years ago, before my MS diagnosis, my retina was tearing. I almost lost my vision then, permanently. ... (4 replies)
... y going to take a nerve conduction study to determine if thats what it is...this is a quick outpatient test, which measures the reactions of the nerves..again, a Neuro related test. ... (10 replies)


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