This distinct speciality deals with Optic Nerve, the nerve of Eye which carries signals from Retina and its connections with Brain.
Optic Nerve can be affected by-
Symptoms suggestive are
Inflammation- Optic Neuritis
Any mass- Brain Tumour/ Haemorrhage
Reduced Blood Supply- Ischemic Neuropathies
Sudden loss of Vision
Double vision/Half vision
Deviation of an eye- Squint
It requires a multidisciplinary approach involving Eye specialist and Neurologist/ Neurosurgeon to restore lost vision.