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Occlusion Therapy for Acute Optic Neuritis

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To determine if occlusion therapy for 14 days of the affected eye in patients with acute, unilateral optic neuritis will result in improved visual outcomes at 6 months.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Presence of acute unilateral optic neuritis of unknown or demyelinative origin
  • Onset of visual symptoms for < 8 day
  • Age between 18 and 46 years
  • Presence of a relative afferent pupillary defect and a visual field defect in the affected eye (perimetric mean deviation > -3.0 dB)



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