1. NA-AION Risk Factors: New Perspectives

    NA-AION Risk Factors: New Perspectives

    Non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NA-AION) is the most common acute optic neuropathy in the middle-aged and elderly population and can also occur in children and young adults. NA-AION leads to irreversible vision loss, and there is currently no effective treatment. In recent years, acellular calcified deposits in the optic nerve head called optic disc drusen (ODD) have been investigated as an important risk factor for NA-AION in patients under the age of 50. The purpose of the study is to use new diagnostic methods optical coherence tomography (OCT) and OCT-angiography (OCTA) to shed light on risk factors for the ...

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