Imaging in Neuro-ophthalmology

Fiona Costello, MD, FRCPC; James N. Scott, MD, MSc Neuro-ophthalmology p. 1438-1490 October 2019, Vol.25, No.5 doi: 10.1212/CON.0000000000000783
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PURPOSE OF REVIEW: This article discusses an approach to imaging in patients with neuro-ophthalmologic disorders, with emphasis on the clinical-anatomic localization of lesions affecting afferent and efferent visual function.

RECENT FINDINGS: Advances in MRI, CT, ultrasound, and optical coherence tomography have changed how neuro-ophthalmic disorders are diagnosed and followed in the modern clinical era.

SUMMARY: The advantages, disadvantages, and indications for various imaging techniques for neuro-ophthalmologic disorders are discussed, with a view to optimizing how these tools can be used to enhance patient care.

Address correspondence to Dr Fiona Costello, Foothills Medical Centre, Clinical Neurosciences, 12th Floor 1403, 29 St NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 2T9, Canada, Fiona.Costello@ahs.ca.

RELATIONSHIP DISCLOSURE: Dr Costello has served on advisory boards for Frequency Therapeutics and Alexion Pharma Canada and receives research/grant support from the Hotchkiss Brain Institute and the MS Research Program. Dr Scott reports no disclosure.

UNLABELED USE OF PRODUCTS/INVESTIGATIONAL USE DISCLOSURE: Drs Costello and Scott report no disclosures.

© 2019 American Academy of Neurology.