What is Decompression of the optic nerve?

Category: Surgeries

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Optic nerve decompression surgery is done to remove a portion of the bony optic canal in order to relieve any pressure on the optic nerve. The optic nerve is responsible for vision.

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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Decompression of the optic nerve

Side effect Patients
Blurry vision 1

Duration

Currently having Decompression of the optic nerve

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1
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