retinitis pigmentosa 2
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- 1. Retinal Vein Occlusion Symptoms : The visual symptoms can vary in severity, and are dependent on whether the central retinal vein or a branch retinal vein is involved. Recovery from a central vein occlusion is much less likely since it affects the macula. This problem appears equally in males and females It is more common after the age of 60.
2. Symptoms Sudden onset Blurred or missing area of vision (if a branch vein is involved) loss of central vision (if a central vein is involved) 3. Retinal Vein Occlusion A obstructed blood vessel, causing hemorrhages in the retina. Swelling and ischemia (lack of oxygen) of the retina as well as glaucoma are fairly common complications. 4. Detection and Diagnosis by ophthalmoscope. Fluorescein angiography 5. Treatment To treat the secondary complications. LASER The following are common risk factors for vein occlusion: Diabetes Hypertension Cardiovascular disease 6. Retinal Artery Occlusion 7. Signs and Symptoms Transient loss of vision prior to the artery occlusion (in some cases) 8. Signs and Symptoms Transient loss of vision prior to the artery occlusion (in some cases)