THE OPTOMETRIST€™S MULTIFACETED ROLE IN PATIENT CARE AFTER ACOUSTIC NEUROMA RESECTION: A CASE REPORT OF MANAGING CRANIAL NERVE 6, 7 AND 8 PALSIES

Eve Grelle

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Abstract

Acoustic neuroma is a benign tumor of the myelin forming cells of the vestibulocochlear nerve. Ocular side effects after tumor resection include keratopathy, diplopia and vestibular visual deficits depending on cranial nerves damaged.

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Year: 2016

Program Number: R2016068

Author Affiliation: Dayton VA Medical Center optometry resident

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