What is a neuro ophthalmologist do?
What Does a Neuro Ophthalmologist Do? Neuro-ophthalmology is a subspecialty of both neurology and ophthalmology. Neuro ophthalmologists specialize in vision problems that relate to your nervous system. Such issues include vision problems due to brain injuries or diseases, including trauma, a stroke, or an infection.
Who are the doctors at Raleigh Neurology?
Meet Our Physicians
- Keith L. Hull, MD (retired) Adult Neurology. 1540 Sunday Drive, Raleigh NC 27607. Education:
- S. Mitchell Freedman, MD (retired) Adult Neurology. 1520 Sunday Drive, Raleigh NC 27607.
- Michael H. Bowman, MD, PhD Laurie Dunne, PA / Sheila Blanks, FNP-BC. Adult Neurology. 1540 Sunday Drive, Raleigh NC 27607.
What surgeries do neuro ophthalmologists do?
Neuro-ophthalmology is mostly non-procedural, however, neuro-ophthalmologists may be trained to perform eye muscle surgery to treat adult strabismus, optic nerve fenestration for idiopathic intracranial hypertension, and botulinum injections for blepharospasm or hemifacial spasm.
What hospital is Raleigh Neurology associated with?
Our facility, over 100,000 square feet in total, is conveniently located near Rex Hospital and Wake Medical Centers, offers complete neurological care, testing, and an on-site sleep center. An additional satellite office in northwest Durham offers the same quality care and services.
Why would I be referred to a neuro ophthalmologist?
A patient may have been advised to see a neuro-ophthalmologist if they have vision loss or vision problems due to optic nerve injury. The optic nerve is a bundle of nerve fibers that are part of the central nervous system. They transfer visual information from the retina to the brain.
Does Raleigh Neurology take Medicaid?
Aetna. Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina. BCBS State Health Plan – Raleigh Neurology Associates is listed as a Non CPP provider for copay. NC Medicaid Managed Care Plans: Healthy Blue, United Healthcare Community Plan, AmeriHealth Caritas, and Carolina Complete Health.
Why would I be referred to a neuro-ophthalmologist?
Which side of the brain controls right eye?
With the right-eyed, the same left hemisphere also controls the leading right eye. As for the left-eyed persons, the leading left eye is controlled by the right hemisphere, which is free from control over the leading hand’s movements.
Does neuropathy affect your eyes?
You may lose vision in one eye, either fully or partially. It can develop over hours and days and improves over a series of weeks. This can happen repeatedly. Optic neuropathy patients often experience pain in the face and eye socket.