The retina is nourished by blood flow, which provides nutrients and oxygen that nerve cells need. When there is a blockage in the veins into the retina, retinal vein occlusion may occur. Central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO) is a blockage of the main vein in the retina. Blockage of the small veins in the retinaContinue reading “Central Retinal Vein Occlsion”
Retinal vein occlusions are the second most common type of retinal vascular disorder secondary to diabetes. They can occur at almost any age (although typically in middle to later years – most in those aged over 65 years) and their severity ranges from asymptomatic to a painful eye with severe visual loss.