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If the optic nerve gets damaged due to chronic methanol

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if the optic nerve gets damaged due to chronic methanol intoxication (i.e. small quantities for a long time), is it possible to understand the cause of damage (methanol)?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Stevens replied 8 years ago.

hello there

if the ophthalmologist, neurologist or neuro-ophthalmologist is not given the history of methanol injestion, it would be impossible to guess this as the cause of vision loss or optic nerve damage, Dr. Stevens

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