Specialist Eye surgery in Windsor and Reading
Andrew Pearson MA MRCP FRCOphth
Consultant Ophthalmic and Oculoplastic Surgeon
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Toxic retinal and optic neuropathy


Medication may lead to loss of function of the retina or optic nerve. Drugs responsible include chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine, phenothiazines, tamoxifen, digoxin, ethambutol, isoniazid, chloramphenicol, gold. Poor diet in association with high alcohol intake and smoking may also lead to damage to the optic nerve.

Clinical Features

Loss of vision, particularly colour or central vision


See ophthalmologist





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