Cardiovascular work-up, with CBC and BMP, was recommended.
A fluffy, white patch in your eye is called a “cotton-wool spot” and can represent a compromise to the circulation and vascular system. They can also indicate damage to the retinal nerve fibers, with build-up of material that doesn’t belong there. Sometimes you can have a sudden “blind spot,” blurry vision, or peripheral vision loss. Continue reading “A Fluffy, White Patch in Your Eye”
By Dr. Yvonne Alomia A 26 year old patient came in for an eye examination. Vision was 20/20 in both eyes. Dilation of the eyes revealed a blood vessel abnormality right above the optic nerve (seen in the photo below). Complete blood count, with lipid profile, was recommended. A complete blood count provides important informationContinue reading “When a Complete Blood Count is Recommended”