Pediatric optic neuritis research underway

SAN DIEGO — Low contrast visual acuity is severely affected in pediatric patients with optic neuritis, and even though it generally improves, it does not achieve normal levels, according to a study.
Optic neuritis is well studied in adults but not in children, Stacy L. Pineles, MD, MS, said at the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus annual meeting. Therefore, she and colleagues, as a collaboration between the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group and the Neuro-Ophthalmology Research Disease Investigator Consortium, undertook an effort to determine the

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