What is Neuro-ophthalmology?
Neuro-ophthalmology is a subspecialty of both neurology and ophthalmology which requires specialized training in treatment of disorders for the eye, brain, nerves and muscles. Did you know that half of the brain is utilized for vision-related activities such as eye movement?
Who and when should seek help?
A patient should see a Neuro-ophthalmologist if you are experiencing poor eyesight, loss of vision or decreased vision in one or both eyes, changes in the field of vision, physical change to the eye, changes in color vision and other vision impairment problems.

Patients with diabetes, thyroid disease, rheumatological disease are also advised to seek help from Neuro-ophthalmologist for vision disorders. Furthermore, anyone with a family history of glaucoma, cataract, macular degeneration or retinal detachment are also encouraged to visit a Neuro-ophthalmologist.
What are the treatments offered?
The Neuro-Eye Center comprises of a team of neurologist, neuro-radiologist, neuro-surgeon and pediatric neurologist. General Ophthalmology treatment for Diabetic Eye evaluation, Cataract Evaluation and cataract surgery, Traumatic Eye injuries and surgery are also offered at the Neuro-Eye Center. Neuro-ophthalmology clinic offers treatments for visual problems related to the nervous system such as optic nerve disorders, visual field impairment, eyelid defects, cataract surgery and many more for all ages of adults and paediatrics.
Surgery Procedures
The Neuro-Eye Center focuses on procedures affecting the optic nerve and visual pathways. These surgical procedures are only carried out according to patient’s diagnosis and necessary treatment:-
  • Cataract Surgeries
  • Botox for Blepharospasm and Hemifacial Spasm
  • Stroke and Cerebral Palsy Rehabilitation
  • Laser Procedures for Glaucoma and Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Optic neuritis (of any demyelinating or infective causes)
  • Optic Neuropathies (due to drug toxicity, congenital causes, Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy, Compressive)
  • Cavernous Sinus Fistula and Arterio Venous Malformations
  • Optic Neuropathies secondary vascular causes (diabetics, hypertension)
  • Unexplained causes of optic disc swelling (pseudopapilledema, pseudo Foster Kennedy syndrome)
  • Ocular Myasthenia Gravis (muscular disorder)
  • Cranial Nerve Palsies (various etiologies, ischaemic and non ischaemic)
  • Unexplained vision loss (Congenital retinal dystrophies and optic neuropathies)
  • Benign Intracranial Hypertension
  • Headaches, Migraines
  • Traumatic Brain Injury Visual Rehabilitation
  • Cerebral Visual Impairment secondary to Cerebral Palsy and Global Developmental Delay (Paediatric)