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... 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. ... (12 replies)
... Bearygood could be right- its going to totally depend on the insurance plan. Because a Neuro-Op IS an MD, and not an 'eye' doctor or OD, you should find it under Neurology- but my insurance company isnt that impressive. They have them listed under Opthamology (same with Retina specialists and things like that) but they only have one covered Neuro-Op in the entire plan and I... (12 replies)
... opthamologist. This is a specialized medical doctor who does both opthamology and neurology and really concentrates on diseases caused by neurologic eye problems. Your symptoms could all stem from your eyes.. ... (2 replies)

... policy, but they ARE supposed to be one of the top five neurology hospitals in Italy. ... (65 replies)
... Those guys specialize in both neurology and Opthamology. Mine gives me Neurological exams as well as the most thorough eye exam Ive ever had... ... (4 replies)
... many times a good eye exam can uncover something neurological as when they dialate the eyes, they can see the optic nerve, which is a part of neurology and specifically MS. ... (5 replies)
Nuthatch, eyes??
Feb 7, 2008
... me again, found the other thread telling US what happened and sorry I didnt see it first, but Im not editing what I wrote, because alot of it still applies.. You probably wont get relief from eye drops or even oral steroids, but IV is still a possiblilty. You can read my response in your thread, but the gist of it is you really need to find a Neuro-Opthamologist, someone who... (2 replies)
... Its not a big deal, but because I see him at a major Neurology Dept in a big hospital it usually is a long visit. I see at least two techs before I even see the doctor...they do the tests and then have me wait to see him. ... (21 replies)
... Ok, that may be what is up with me then. I will have to wait and see of course. I have really funny sensations right now. Patches of tingles, numbness, and just funny things with my skin. I started having problems when my ON started. I actually thought my eye problem was gluacoma or a torn retina. I was shocked to hear ON. No one has started me on any treatment. I have... (8 replies)
... My sympathies! Took a similar ride about three weeks ago myself. Went in to university urgent care, thinking they'd tell me I had eye strain from staring into a binocular microscope too long. Walked out 6 hours later with a diagnosis of ON and a note telling me to see the first opthamologist, neuropthamologist, or neurologist I could tackle for an appointment. By that time... (8 replies)

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