Loss of sight

Posted , 2 users are following.

Does anyone have experience of getting sight back after losing it due to a the effects of idiopathic intercranial hypertension. after diagnosis a shunt was inserted to reduce pressure. what are the chances of sight coming back

0 likes, 1 reply

1 Reply

  • Posted

    I had to wear glasses for over 5 years before I was diagnosed and had an lp shunt placed. I dont even need glasses now. My eye doctor at Johns Hopkins said i do have some never damage but its not bad considering my ICP was 56 when i was first diagnosed.

Report or request deletion

Thanks for your help!

We want the community to be a useful resource for our users but it is important to remember that the community are not moderated or reviewed by doctors and so you should not rely on opinions or advice given by other users in respect of any healthcare matters. Always speak to your doctor before acting and in cases of emergency seek appropriate medical assistance immediately. Use of the community is subject to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy and steps will be taken to remove posts identified as being in breach of those terms.