The natural history of optic neuritis.

  title={The natural history of optic neuritis.},
  author={Edward J Atkins and V Biousse and N J Newman},
  journal={Reviews in neurological diseases},
  volume={3 2},
Optic neuritis is a common cause of visual loss in young patients, typically presenting with painful monocular visual loss and decreased color vision. Visual function generally spontaneously improves over weeks, and 95% of patients return to visual acuity of at least 20/40 within 12 months. The initial magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) helps stratify the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS) in patients with acute isolated optic neuritis. In the Optic Neuritis Treatment Trial, the 10-year risk of MS… CONTINUE READING


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