Retrobulbar neuritis is inflammation of the optic nerve (the nerve which carries visual images from the eyes to the brain) with only slight changes in the optic disc (area at the back of eye).
Optic neuritis is inflammation of the head of the optic nerve with variable changes in the optic disc including swelling of the nerve, reduced vision and pain. In a significant amount of cases, optic neuritis is the first sign of multiple sclerosis.
What information should my client provide?
Your customer should complete the Eye disorders fast-track questionnaire.
Likely acceptance terms
|Life Cover||Specified Illness Cover|
|Cause known||Rate for underlying cause||Rate for underlying cause|
|+50% - 100%|
|Fully investigated, normal MRI||
|Normal rates with an exclusion of multiple sclerosis for single attack|
|Recurring attacks||Rate as multiple sclerosis||
Income protection, hospital cash cover, accident cover, contribution cover
Cover will be declined.
Please note that likely acceptance terms are indicative only and cases are subject to full underwriting.