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Is optic nerve atrophy in a baby treatable?

Unfortunately, today this type of optic nerve damage is not treatable or reversible. However, I emphasize the word "today". There are multiple treatments under development which may be of benefit to your child over his lifetime. I also recommend that your child see a low vision expert to be certain that all available visual aids have been explored.

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