AION

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AIONAnterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
AIONAustralian Institute of Navigation
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The most common diseases that cause damage to retinal ganglion cells (RGC) are primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) and non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION) (1).
Comparison of optic nerve head topography findings in eyes with nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy and eyes with glaucoma.
Example of optic disc swelling in anterior ischemic optic neuropathy due to giant cell arteritis (ie, arteritic) (A) and optic disc swelling from nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (B).
Analysis of prothrombotic and vascular risk factors in patients with nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy.
Anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (AION) is sometimes described as a "stroke of the optic nerve.
Use of magnetic resonance imaging to differentiate optic neuritis and nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy.
Anterior ischemic optic neuropathy and dialysis: role of hypotension and anemia.
The most feared complication is optic nerve ischemia, which develops as anterior ischemic optic neuropathy with central retinal artery occlusion and eventual blindness if not treated promptly and aggressively.
As of May 2005, 43 patients taking the three impotence drugs had developed a rare form of sudden blindness known as non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION).
The PDE5 inhibitors made headlines in 2005 with reports of non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION), a sudden loss of vision in one or both eyes, in a small number of men taking the drugs.
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