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Gilenya and eye exam

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    Gilenya and eye exam

    Went for the annual eye exam yesterday and got good news- no damage to optic nerves. Ive never had ON, and doctor said that the longer you dont have damage, the more likely that you wont in the future. Anyone else hear that as well? Im coming up on 6 years of dx.

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      eye exam

      Originally posted by Temagami View Post
      Went for the annual eye exam yesterday and got good news- no damage to optic nerves. Ive never had ON, and doctor said that the longer you dont have damage, the more likely that you wont in the future. Anyone else hear that as well? Im coming up on 6 years of dx.
      what "eye exam?" name of test, please.. i had OCT (Optical coherence tomography) every 6 months for 2 years now down to every year. i had IVFA (Intravenous Fluorescein Angiography) one time

      i was told most ppl who have Gilenya eye issues have it first year or so..

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