Research Study


Attention Providers:
Research participants needed


Why is this study being done?
To help us evaluate which treatment works best to reduce or reverse visual loss in people with IIH


The study team will follow participants randomized to one of three treatment groups:

  • Medical Therapy (MT)
  • Optic Nerve Sheath Fenestration plus MT
  • Sterotactic Ventriculo-Perotoneal CSF Shunting plus MT

Please call prior to performing a lumbar puncture

Who? Participant must be 18-64 years old with idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) and moderate to severe visual loss.


How long will it take? Participants will be in the randomized trial for 6 months and will be followed for up to 3 years.

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NeuroEyeOrbit Institute
Investigator: Dr. Swaraj Bose, MD
Coordinator: Claudio Ramirez

Tel 310 469 9080

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NeuroEyeOrbit Institute
8631 West 3rd Street, Suite 200E
Cedars Sinai Medical Towers

Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone: 310-469-9080
Fax: 310-469-9085
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