Non-Reversible Proven risk factors

TABLE OF NON-REVERSIBLE PROVEN RISK FACTORS

Overview of non-reversible risk factors for 1st or 2nd NAAION attack, both and suggestions from experiences of fellow patients - and published studies if known. The percentages displayed show the statistical risk of a 2nd attack.
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- list is under construction (so not complete) -

Non-Reversible
Proven
Reference studies
Optic nerve head circulation abnormalities and morphology (68%)Rader J, Feuer WJ, Anderson DR (1994) Peripapillary vasoconstriction in the glaucomas and the anterior ischemic optic neuropathies. Am J Ophthalmol 117: 72-80.