Advertisement

Health Beat: Optic Neuritis

September 26, 2019 03:16 PM

Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder is a rare, relapsing autoimmune disorder that causes inflammation in the optic nerve and spinal cord. Getting the right diagnosis and starting treatment as soon as possible is key because attacks in NMOSD can lead to blindness and steal one's ability to walk. People as young as 3 and as old as 90 have been diagnosed.

Digital-exclusive health reports from Dr. Benita Zahn. Look for new episodes every Monday and Thursday. View more episodes.

Advertisement

Related Stories



















































Credits

Benita Zahn

Copyright 2019 WNYT-TV LLC, a Hubbard Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
NY's death count nears 4,200, but there's a glimmer of hope

First upstate New York mobile testing site is set to open Monday

Capital Region churches host Palm Sunday services virtually

Albany County provides domestic abuse hotline

Community leaders shaving their heads to support local restaurants

Advertisement