Neuro-ophthalmology Treatment in Kolkata


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Neuro-ophthalmology is the sub-specialty of ophthalmic research that deals with neuronal relations of visual defects. In simple terms, It can be explained as it is the specialty that deals with ophthalmic diseases with neurological problems and various optic nerve disorders.

Major neuro-ophthalmological disorders include mainly optic neuritis, optic neuropathy, monocular blindness, migraine and visual symptoms etc. Neuro-ophthalmic disease conditions occur due to optic nerve dysfunctions as well as eye movement disorders.

Neuro-ophthalmological testing is can be performed to detect the spectrum of neuro-ophthalmic diseases in the earliest stage. The testing involves sensory testing, visual acuity, color-vision testing, Amsler grid etc.

Neuro-ophthalmology studies help to give a proper understanding of complex systemic diseases and their visual effects. Glaucoma is one of the major neuro-ophthalmic diseases that affect visual pathways of the brain.

Patients with the neuro-ophthalmological disease often report symptoms that relate to the eyes like unexplained loss of vision, loss of peripheral vision, abnormalities in the pupil, double vision, and twitching of facial and eyelid muscles. Because of the difficulty in diagnosing these symptoms patients often end up visiting several physicians before receiving a clear-cut diagnosis.


Dr. Anuria De

Cataract Surgeon, Paediatric Ophthalmologist

Dr. Anuria De practices in Currae Eye Care Hospital Madhyamgram in Kolkata. Professional qualification's of the Doctor are MBBS, DO and DNB and specializes in Cataract, Occuloplasty and Ophthalmology, Pediatrics Eye Care.

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Dr. Ayon Choudhuri

Cornea & Phaco Refractive Surgeon

Dr. Ayon Choudhuri practices in Currae Eye Care Hospital Madhyamgram in Kolkata. Professional qualification's of the Doctor are MBBS, DO and DNB and specializes in Fellow Cornea & Phaco Refractive Surgery.

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Dr. Debasis Chakrabarti

Cataract & Glaucoma Surgeon

Dr. Debasis Chakrabarti practices in Currae Eye Care Hospital AJC Bose in Kolkata. Professional qualification's of the Doctor are MBBS, MS-Ophthalmology and specializes in Phaco and Glaucoma Surgery. He was trained in LVPEI Hyderabad, A Premier eye institute. He. Takes care of Cataract and all types of Childhood and adult Glaucoma by medical, Lasers and surgical modalities.

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Dr. Dipangshu Basu Chaudhuri

Cataract & Glaucoma Surgeon

Dr. Dipangshu Basu Chaudhuri practises at Currae Eyecare Hospital Madhyamgram in Kolkata. He is having a distinguished academic record and specialized in the treatment of Cataract and Glaucoma over the entire spectrum of the possible invention with the help of high and modern techniques.

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Dr. Kesab Halder

Senior Phaco and Cornea Surgeon

Dr. Kesab Halder practices in Currae Eye Care Hospital AJC Bose in Kolkata. Professional qualification's of the Doctor are MBBS, MD from AIIMS and FRCS from Edinburgh and specializes in Phaco and Cornea Surgery. Studied and trained at Premier institute like AIIMS having more than 17 years of experience in Ophthalmology in India and UK under NHS.

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Dr. Rashmi Saraff

Paediatric Opthalmology Specialist & Phaco Surgeon

Dr Rashmi Saraff practices at Currae Eye Care Hospital, AJC Bose Road in Kolkata. She is a Senior Consultant in Ophthalmology, specializing in comprehensive management of ocular problems with special emphasis on an anterior segment (including cataract and glaucoma) and medical retina. She has a distinguished academic record and trained from premier institutes like Calcutta Medical College, All India Institute...

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Dr. Subijay Sinha

Consultant - Vitreoretinal Surgeon

Dr. Subijay Sinha Practices at Currae Eye Care Hospital, AJC Bose Road & Currae Eye are Hospital, Madhyamgram in Kolkata. He has Specialized in all forms of posterior segment surgeries like sutureless vitrectomy (23g25g), surgeries for complicated retinal detackment, macular hole surgery, diabetic vitrectomy, scleral fixated IOL, trauma cases including endophthalmitis. Also expert in Lasers, including PDT and anti-VEGF treatment...

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Dr. Swati Bhattacharya

Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon

Dr. Swati Bhattacharya practices at Currae Eye Care Hospital, AJC Bose Road in Kolkata. She is a Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon in A.J.C.Bose Road, Kolkata and has an experience of 32 years in this field. Dr. Swati Bhattacharya practices at currae eye hospital kolkata in A.J.C.Bose Road, Kolkata. He completed MBBS from University Of Calcutta, India in 1986 and DO from...

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Types of Neuro-Ophthalmological Conditions

  • Eye movement disorders
  • Unexplained visual loss
  • Double vision
  • Facial movement disorders, Blepharospasm, Hemi Facial Spasm
  • Abnormalities of the pupil
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Thyroid eye disease
  • Orbital Tumor

Some specific examples of these include

Eye Movement Abnormalities:

  • Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Ocular motor nerve disorders
  • Gaze Palsies and Nystagmus

Visual Disorders:

  • Post Traumatic Visual Disorders
  • Papilledema (including Pseudotumor Cerebri)
  • Ischemic Optic Neuropathy (including Temporal Arteritis)
  • Compressive Optic Neuropathy
  • Pituitary and other brain tumors
  • Optic Neuritis (including Multiple Sclerosis and Devic’s Disease)

Neuro-Ophthalmic Diagnostic Procedures

Diagnosis and treatment of neuro-ophthalmic disorders which may be conducted through a series of tests in coordination with neurologist mentioned below. Diagnostic evaluation services often include the following:

  • MRI
  • CT scan
  • Ultrasound
  • Cerebral angiography
  • Optical coherence tomography

A neuro-ophthalmologic evaluation is a detailed and comprehensive examination that might last for hours. A complete medical history is taken and a doctor needs to examine the visual field and eye movement or any required procedure.

Treatment Options

Treatment plans depend on the case and stage for each patient. Treatment of a neuro-ophthalmic disorder depends on the specific type of disorder that has been diagnosed.

Mostly it may include Vision Restoration Therapy (VRT). VRT is a non-invasive treatment that helps to restore vision that has been lost as a result of a traumatic brain injury, such as a stroke or any other trauma. It is completed using a specially-designed computer device, VRT encourages visual stimulation to enhance activity in the brain relating to vision. It has proven to help some patients regain lost to sight.

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