What is the role of neuroimaging studies in the workup of sudden visual loss?

Updated: Dec 11, 2019
  • Author: Jean Deschênes, MD, FRCSC; Chief Editor: Edsel Ing, MD, MPH, FRCSC  more...
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Neuroimaging is often useful unless the vision loss has an obvious ocular explanation. CT imaging can be useful to rule out vascular abnormalities and tumors and to assess for possible globe rupture in the context of ocular trauma.


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