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What is Neuro-Ophthalmology?

Neuro-ophthalmology involves both neurology and ophthalmology specialties concerning visual impairments that are associated or originate from the nervous system. At the Moran Eye Center, we are equipped to diagnose and treat a wide range of neurological and visual disorders.

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Please print and fill out the patient history form and mail it to the:

Moran Eye Center
Attn: Neuro-Opthalmology
65 Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

or fax it to 801-581-8822 before your appointment.

For patient instructions click here.


  • Cerebrovascular disease involving vision
  • Compressive optic neuropathy
  • Facial movement disorder (blepharospasm, hemifacial spasm)
  • Gaze palsies and nystagmus
  • Ischemic optic neuropathy (including temporal arteritis)
  • Migraines and FL-41 and Avulux tinted lenses
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Ocular motor nerve disorders
  • Optic neuritis (including multiple sclerosis)
  • Papilledema (including pseudotumor cerebri)
  • Pituitary tumors
  • Post-traumatic visual disorders
  • Thyroid eye disease
  • Unexplained facial and eye pain
  • Unexplained visual loss
  • Botulinum injections for blepharospasm, hemifacial spasm, migraine
  • Electroretinogram (ERG) including multi-focal ERG
  • Evaluation of paralytic strabismus and thyroid ophthalmoplegia
  • Infrared pupillography and recording
  • Optic nerve function tests (contrast sensitivity, flicker, color testing)
  • Optic nerve sheath decompression for papilledema and progressive ischemia
  • Optic neuropathy
  • Pharmacologic pupil testing
  • Temporal artery biopsy
  • Tensilon testing
  • Visual evoked potentials; auditory evoked potentials
  • Visual fields

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