Sharma., Pater J, Lam M, cress A. The main cause of retinal artery or vein occlusion is atherosclerosis. People with blockages of the retinal artery may not get their vision back. However, the fellow uninvolved eye MUST be treated to reduce the chances of its developing CRVO if it has ocular hypertension or glaucoma. Co or Dr. In: rake RE, ed. Medline . Binder S, Aggermann T, Brenner S. These drugs may block the growth of new blood vessels that can cause glaucoma.
If intervention is delayed, retinal artery occlusion nearly always causes a dense visual loss in the central visual field central artery occlusion, or in a portion of the peripheral visual field branch artery occlusion. Use of cox-2 inhibitors in patients with retinal venous occlusive disease. Brown AC, Magargal LE, Shields A, Goldberg RE and Walsh N.