Neuro-ophthalmologists are the medical detectives of neurology and ophthalmology. They see the cases that other doctors cannot figure out. Dr. McHenry is also an oculoplastic and orbital surgeon and has extensive experience in strabismus surgery and is a leader in Interventional Neuro-ophthalmology.
If you are new to Dr. McHenry your insurance may require need a referral from your doctor to see him. You may need a number of tests including blood work, CTs, MRIs, ultrasound, electrophysiology, topography, pachymetry, visual fields, fluorescein angiography, gonioscopy, optical coherence tomography and ophthalmoscopy. Your initial visit may take several hours. There may also be additional studies to perform. There will be follow-up appointments.
Dr. McHenry will not give up until he has either improved your condition to its maximum, or if that is not possible stabilized you. He will consult with leading hematologists, radiation oncologists, oncologists, endocrinologists, pain management doctors, neurologists, neurosurgeons, otolaryngologists, cardiologists, radiologists, surgeons and pulmonary doctors. Depending on your condition he may treat you with immunosuppressive, anticoagulation, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, vitamins, supplements, diet, surgery and medications.
Getting Ready for Your Visit
In order for us to provide the best care for you, it is very important that you bring the following items to your visit:
- Photo ID
- A list of your current medications
- Any and all x-rays films
- Insurance information and card
- Information about what treatments and medications have been tried in the past
- Medical records from prior visits that you think may be helpful
- New Patients: download a patient registration form
- Sunglasses: as your eyes may be temporarily sensitive to light after dialation