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What does OPA stand for?

OPA stands for Optic Atrophy

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Fundus examination revealed no optic atrophy or other optic disc abnormality and was otherwise unremarkable except for scattered peripheral drusen in both eyes.
Conducted under an Institutional Review Board and registered with the NIH, SCOTS is an open label, non-randomized, efficacy study using Bone Marrow Derived Stem Cells treating patients with retinal and optic nerve diseases including AMD / Macular Degeneration, Hereditary Retinal Dystrophies such as Retinitis Pigmentosa, Glaucoma, Lebers, Optic Atrophy and Ischemic Optic Neuropathy- among others.
There are a number of signs that are atypical of optic neuritis and their presence should alert ophthalmologists to diagnose other than inflammatory demyelination, such as optic atrophy on presentation, severe disk oedema with vitreous reaction, optic disk hemorrhage, painless loss of vision, and lack of signs of recovery within 3 weeks of onset of symptoms (107).