EYE STROKE – Retinal Vein Occlusion (Causes, Symptoms, Treatment)

Ever heard of an eye stroke? A Retinal vein occlusion can be classified as a branch retinal vein occlusion, a central retinal vein occlusion or a hemi central retinal vein occlusion. These “eye strokes” often cause severe vision loss due to macular edema (a swelling of the retina) or secondary glaucoma.

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Retinal vein occlusions are major eye diseases that are heavily studied in ophthalmology and optometry. If you have any further questions or comments about BRVO or CRVO, please leave them in the comments!

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Taking care of yourself and striving for a healthy lifestyle will reduce your chances of having a retinal vein occlusion.
– Eat well
– Exercise more
– Manage your blood pressure & cholesterol
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About this video: Ever heard of having an eye stroke? In this video, Dr. Allen from Doctor Eye Health reviews a common retinal condition and cause of blindness called a retinal vein occlusion. Specifically, this video goes over central retinal vein occlusion treatment and branch retinal vein occlusion treatment. If you are looking for an in depth retinal vein occlusion lecture, this might be it!

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