Jun 14, 2018
As a pupil of neurology and medicine, I feel like it is my
responsibility to cover this topic at least once on the podcast.
This topic came to me in a vision. But not one of phosphenes or
impaired stereopsis--both of which we'll cover today. This week,
we're discussing inflammation of the optic nerve, from the
historical aspects to current concepts. And while you're listening,
there's no need to lash out at my puns. You can stop rolling your
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McLeod, Steve Combs, and Unheard Music Concepts. Voiceover by Erika
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