Penn Medicine Neuroscience Center: The Neuro-ophthalmology Service

The Neuro-ophthalmology Service

The Neuro-ophthalmology Service provides care to patients with optic nerve problems, visual field defects, extraocular motility dysfunction and orbital disorders. Our services include the resources of Penn's Scheie Eye Institute, world renowned for its discoveries in vision care and eye surgery.

The program bridges the fields of ophthalmology and neurology to provide diagnosis and treatment for patients with neurologic and systemic illnesses that affect vision and eye movement. The team caring for you will also include specialists from neurosurgery, otorhinolaryngology and neuroradiology.

Disorders treated include:

  • Double vision
  • Optic neuritis
  • Pseudotumor cerebri
  • Chiasmal tumors
  • Visual hallucinations
  • Ischemic optic neuropathy
  • Giant cell arteritis
  • Visual field defects
  • Pupillary abnormalities
  • Thyroid eye disease
  • Ocular myasthenia


Penn Medicine Neuroscience Center
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
2nd Floor, Ravdin Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Penn Medicine Neuroscience Center
Pennsylvania Hospital
330 S. 9th Street
3rd Floor, Neurology
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Penn Eye Care
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Scheie Eye Institute
51 N. 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104


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