• Study: Evaluate young patients with NAION for optic disc drusen

    11 days ago - By Healio

    Optic disc drusen may be an independent risk factor for the development of nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy in younger patients, according to a study published in the American Journal of Ophthalmology.
    “Optic disc drusen , present in 2% of the general population, have occasionally been reported in patients with nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy ,” Steffen Hamann, MD, of the University of Copenhagen department of ophthalmology, and colleagues wrote. “The purpose of this study was to examine the prevalence of ODD in young patients with NAION.”
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