Neuro-ophthalmology

The field of neuro-ophthalmology examines problems that affect either the brain's interpretation of what is seen by the eyes or the brain's coordination of eye movements. Loss of vision and double vision are two common neuro-ophthalmologic complaints.

Diagnosis and treatment often require interaction with neurologists and neurosurgeons. Neuro-imaging of the brain and orbits, using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) scans, is often valuable in diagnosing and monitoring these types of problems.

Mount Sinai offers expertise in the field of neuro-ophthalmology. Our researchers and clinicians have been engaged in the field of eye care and research since the mid-1880s. More than 18,000 people seek eye care at Mount Sinai each year. Our eye care professionals are dedicated to providing you with the finest treatment available today.

Our neuro-ophthalmology specialists include:

Joel S. Mindel, MD, PhD
Professor of Ophthalmology
Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Biochemistry

Janet C. Rucker, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology


Contact Us

Tel: 212-241-0939

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Ophthalmology FPA
Center for Advanced Medicine
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New York, NY 10029