An educational blog on the cranial nerves serving as a supplement to the Thrasher Research Fund’s study blog evaluating eye movement tracking for the detection of hydrocephalus posted by the Hydrocephalus Association.
Papilledema is an optic disc swelling that is secondary to elevated intracranial pressure around the brain associated with hydrocepahlus.The biggest concern with increased intracranial pressure is there is always the potential for visual loss secondary to the papilledema.
by Pip Marks, HA Director of Support and Education Changes in eye vision of any kind are critical to report as they may well be related to shunt failure/malfunction. Consult with your doctor, neurosurgeon or ophthalmologist, immediately if you ever experience any kind of change in your vision: blurriness, gray outs, double vision, etc. Increased […]