Neuro-ophthalmology

Andrew Berman MDNeuro-ophthalmology addresses the relationship between the eye and the brain.  Dr. Andrew Berman is a fellowship trained neuro-ophthalmologist who provides comprehensive clinical care to a broad spectrum of patients.  His is regarded as one of Chicago’s top eye doctors specializing in neuro-ophthalmology.  He sees patients in both Skokie and Highland Park offices.

Neuro-ophthalmic Symptoms:

  • visual loss
  • visual disturbance
  • double vision
  • unequal pupils
  • eyelid and facial spasms
  • droopy eyelid

Common neuro-opthalmaic disorders:

  • Optic neuritis
  • Ischemic optic neuropathy (including temporal arteritis)
  • Compressive optic neuropathy (including pituitary tumors)
  • Papilledema (including pseudotumor cerebri)
  • Inflammatory and infectious optic neuropathies
  • Cerebrovascular disorder involving vision
  • Brain tumors involving vision
  • Blephrospasm (including botulinum injections)
  • Hemifacial spasm (including botulinum injections)
  • Thyroid eye disease
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Ocular motor disorders (including cranial nerve palsies)
  • Pupillary abnormalities such as Adies pupil
  • Paraneoplastic disorders (including paraneoplastic retinopathies and optic neuropathies)
  • Hereditary optic neuropathies

It is helpful to please bring all medical records (doctor’s notes, visual fields, etc.) and actual MRI and CT scans to your neuro-ophthalmology appointment with Dr. Berman. This will also reduce the likelihood of repeating previously performed tests.

Depending on the complexity of your condition, plan on spending at least 3 hours. In most cases, diagnostic services can be performed on the same day.

Call now to schedule and appointment with one of our Doctors.
Skokie location 847-677-1631 and Highland Park at 847-433-5888.