The inflammation of the optic nerve and other nerves that carry information from the eye to the brain is known as optic neuritis. Signs and symptoms of this disorder are pain and temporary vision loss.
HOW IS OPTIC NEURITIS DIAGNOSED?
Based on these symptoms and ophthalmologist would examine the eyes and also do tests like Ophthalmoscopy and Pupillary light reaction test.
HOW IS OPTIC NEURITIS TREATED?
Optic Neuritis usually gets better on its own. Steroid medications may sometimes be needed to reduce the associated inflammation in the optic nerve. Possible side effects from steroid treatment include weight gain, mood changes, stomach upset and insomnia.