Abstract
An: 2013, Nr.3, Articol Nr. 10
Title: 

OCULAR IMPLICATIONS OF THE ANTERIOR ISCHEMIC OPTIC NEUROPATHY – NON-ARTERITIC FORM

Authors: 

      Claudia F. Costea, Andreea D. Moraru, D. Costin - University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Gr.T. Popa”, Iaşi, Clinic no. II of Ophthalmology; Clinical Emergency Hospital “Prof. Nicolae Oblu”, Iaşi
      OCULAR IMPLICATIONS OF THE ANTERIOR ISCHEMIC OPTIC NEUROPATHY-NON-ARTERITIC FORM (Abstract): The anterior ischemic optic neuropathy, non-arteritic form is a frequent disease characterized by decreased vision, without ocular pain, associated to the optic disk edema. We present the case of a patient from Botoşani, who addresses to the Clinic no. II of Ophthalmology, “Prof. Nicolae Oblu” Clinical Emergency Hospital of Iassy, because of a significant decrease of the left eye (visual acuity of the left eye = 2/50), without being accompanied by other symptoms. After the clinical investigations, we establish the diagnostic of anterior ischemic optic neuropathy, non-arteritic form. The patient was treated with: vasodilators peripherals, antihypertensive, anti-edematous, anticholesterolemia drugs, but the vision maintained at the same values; 6 months after the discharge, the vision maintains at the same values, under treatment with vasodilators, antihypertensive and anticholesterolemia drugs.
Key words: ANTERIOR ISCHEMIC OPTIC NEUROPATHY, PAPILLARY EDEMA, PERIPHERAL VASODILATORS
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