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Question:
What is peripapillary atrophy and how is it treated? 

Answer:
Peripapillary atrophy describes atrophy or thinning in the layers of the retina and retinal pigment epithelium around the optic nerve. There is no treatment and it typically does not cause any symptoms or vision loss.

Answered by: Abdhish Bhavsar, MDDr. Abdhish Bhavsar  

Categories: Eye Diseases

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Answered: Oct 25, 2012

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