Abstract

Nonarteritic ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION) is one of the most prevalent optic nerve disorders seen in ophthalmic practice. The role of corticosteroid therapy in NAION remains a highly controversial area of debate in ophthalmology. This brief review will provide an overview of the current clinical evidence on this topic as well as some comment on the medical debate.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1022-1024
Number of pages3
JournalIndian Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume62
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2014

Keywords

  • Controversies
  • steroid in nonarteritic ischemic optic neuropathy
  • systemic corticosteroid in nonarteritic ischemic optic neuropathy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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