Acute optic neuritis is an inflammation of the nerve that carries visual information from the eye to the brain. The condition is experienced by around half of people with multiple sclerosis (MS).
These findings will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's (AAN) 67th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, by Dr. Raju Kapoor, of the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London, Medical News Today reports.
Acute optic neuritis is usually treated with steroid medications, but according to the study authors, the effects do not last.
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