For vascular lesions of the optic nerve is ischemic optic neuropathy. It occurs in acute blood circulation in the blood vessels that nourish the optic nerve. This gives rise to a violation of visual function. Usually one eye is affected, sometimes it is a bilateral lesion.
For the diagnosis of vascular lesions is angiography of cerebral vessels.
Treatment of ischemic optic neuropathy performed as treatment of vascular diseases of the brain.
Vasculitis of the optic nerve - an inflammatory disease of blood vessels supplying the optic nerve. There is a disease with infectious diseases of the body, usually viral. The patient complains of blurred vision, floating flies before the eyes, reduced visual acuity.
With timely treatment assignment of function restored.