Open Access Opinion

Static Automated Perimetry: Hand in Hand with the Neurologist

Iman M Eissa

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Cairo University, Egypt

Corresponding Author

Received Date: May 09, 2019;  Published Date: May 16, 2019


With the development of science and the rapidly evolving imaging techniques, patients with neurological deficits are more readily and accurately diagnosed nowadays. Be it a stroke, intracranial hemorrhage, demyelinating disease or an intracranial tumor. While the general ophthalmologist may not encounter these cases on daily basis, it is essential that he be aware of the neurological deficit symptoms which present with each and every cause. Knowing when to refer to a neurologist and when to suspect an intracranial pathology can be lifesaving.

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