Optometry case study: Non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy

Optometrist Ravi Singh examined a patient who was referred urgently to ophthalmology and subsequently diagnosed with non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAAION).The following details Ravi’s clinical work up, referral, ophthalmological work up, and the ongoing management of the patient, accompanied by additional clinical notes from Specsavers ANZ Optometry Development Consultant Naomi Barber.