Causes of Optic Atrophy

Prophylaxis of optic atrophy

By early Diagnosis of tumors and through the Avoidance of accidents can that Optic nerve loss be prevented. One is also important timely detection of increased intraocular pressure (Glaucoma) through regular intraocular pressure measurements by the ophthalmologist.

Blindness due to glaucoma can thus be largely prevented. Against hereditary diseasesthat the Optic nerve damage, no preventive measures are known.