Venkata Sathyanarayana Bokka, Venkata Prasad Padala
BACKGROUND Papilloedema is swelling of the optic discs caused by raised intracranial pressure, often results in optic nerve damage due to axoplasmic stasis. The aim of the study is to evaluate the exact aetiology, early diagnosis of Papilloedema and timely intervention to improve the visual outcome to a fairly good extent. MATERIALS AND METHODS This study is designed to enumerate the various causes of papilloedema, highlighting the clinical manifestations, management and the visual prognosis in the patients attending the Department of Ophthalmology, GGH, Kakinada. RESULTS The observations from the study were analysed and compared with the existing literature. CONCLUSION Papilloedema is an important sign of serious ocular and systemic disease that should be recognised early and seeks prompt treatment to prevent permanent visual loss.