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Eye care in neuromuscular disorders

posted on December 1, 2000 - 5:00pm
When people think about neuromuscular disorders, eye problems usually aren't the first thing that comes to mind. That makes sense, because most eye problems in neuromuscular disease are, thankfully, not too severe, treatable with therapy for the underlying disorder, or correctable with special lenses or surgery. But in some disorders, problems can persist, and they range from nuisances to...
posted on May 1, 2007 - 2:09pm
QUEST Vol. 14, No. 3
Date Trial or Study Benefits Side Effects 1970s-1980s 4 trials used prednisone in high doses ranging from 1.5 mg/kg/day to 5 mg/kg on alternate days prolongation of walking by about 2 years in one study; one study showed no benefit

Eye care in neuromuscular disorders

posted on December 1, 2000 - 5:00pm
When people think about neuromuscular disorders, eye problems usually aren't the first thing that comes to mind. That makes sense, because most eye problems in neuromuscular disease are, thankfully, not too severe, treatable with therapy for the underlying disorder, or correctable with special lenses or surgery. But in some disorders, problems can persist, and they range from nuisances to...