Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Optic Nerve Swelling Home Care

Home care for optic neuritis includes:

  • Stop smoking.
  • Avoid exposure to secondary smoke.
  • Take any prescribed medications as directed.

Optic Nerve Swelling Warning Signs

Notify your doctor if you have optic neuritis and any of the following:

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Last Updated: Dec 22, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Optic Nerve Swelling References
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