Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Neuritis Optic Incidence

Facts about optic neuritis:

  • About 1 out of 100,000 people will develop optic neuritis in the US each year.
  • Optic neuritis usually occurs between the ages of 18 and 50.

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Last Updated: Jun 9, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Neuritis Optic References
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