Chapter 1: Emerging Trends in Optic Neuritis and Associated Demyelinating Diseases.- Chapter 2: Recent Advances in the Management of Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH).- Chapter 3: Ischemic Optic Neuropathies - Update.- Chapter 4: Hereditary Optic Neuropathies.- Chapter 5: Cranial Nerve Palsies - What's New?.- Chapter 6: Nystagmus.- Chapter 7: Pediatric Neuro-ophthalmology.
This book discusses in detail the major advances in the field of neuro-ophthalmology. Based on the latest research from across the globe, it highlights recent developments in all areas of neuro-ophthalmology, including optic neuritis and the associated demyelinating diseases - especially the changing paradigms in the diagnosis and management of multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica. It also covers the various types of hereditary optic neuropathies as well as nystagmus and its management. In order to provide comprehensive information in a single volume, it addresses topics of interest in pediatric neuro-ophthalmology, such as pediatric optic neuritis and cortical visual impairment, innovations in the management of ocular motility disorders and other disorders of the optic nerve and central nervous system, including ischemic neuropathies and idiopathic intracranial hypertension.This book provides a one-stop source of information on all key topics of neuro-ophthalmology, enabling trainee fellows and practitioners to keep abreast of the current thoughts in this field.As part of the series "Current Practices in Ophthalmology" this volume is intended for residents and fellows-in-training, as well as generalist and specialist ophthalmologists alike.
Dr Preeti Patil Chhablani completed her residency in ophthalmology from Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India. She then completed a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus from Sankara Nethralaya and also completed a fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology and pediatric ophthalmology from the Shiley Eye Centre, University of California, San Diego. She is currently practicing neuro-ophthalmology and pediatric ophthalmology at the L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India. She has authored several peer-reviewed publications, textbook chapters and has delivered numerous oral and poster presentations at national and international meetings.