Neuro-Ophthalmology Clinic at the Vision Care and Research Unit

The UCSF Neuro-Ophthalmology Clinic at the Vision Care and Research Unit specializes in treating nervous system disorders that affect vision, such as optic neuritis, optic neuropathy and brain tumors. The clinic also offers surgery for adults with strabismus, a condition of ocular misalignment that may cause double vision.

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    • usnews-neurology

      Best hospital in Northern California

    • usnews-neurology

      Best in the West for neurology and neurosurgery

    • n3-2x

      Ranked No. 3 in the nation for neurology and neurosurgery

    • n10-2x

      Ranked No. 9 in the nation for ophthalmology

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    • Photo I.D.
    • Health insurance card
    • Insurance authorization, if required
    • Doctor's referral, if required
    • Recent test results related to your condition
    • List of your medications, including dosages, plus any you're allergic to
    • List of questions you may have
    • Device or paper for taking notes

    Related clinics

    Neuro-Ophthalmology Clinic at the Ambulatory Care Center

    400 Parnassus Ave., Sixth Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94143

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      UCSF Department of Ophthalmology Research

      The UCSF Department of Ophthalmology and the Francis I. Proctor Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology are dedicated to uncovering the causes and mechanisms of eye diseases, with the goals of fighting vision loss and restoring sight.

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