retrobulbar neuritis

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inflammation of the optic nerve behind the eye

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INTRODUCTION: Optic neuritis, or primary inflammation of the optic nerve, is referred to as papillitis when the optic disc is swollen, retrobulbar neuritis when the disc appears normal and neuroretinitis when inflammation of optic nerve is associated with retinal inflammation.
Colour vision remains abnormal following episodes of central serous chorio-retinopathy or retrobulbar neuritis and after successful treatment for wet AMD, even if visual acuity has recovered (see Figure 4).
The drug can cause reduced VA, scotoma and impaired colour vision, thought to be due to optic or retrobulbar neuritis.