Retinal Vein Occlusion

Risk Factors

  • Htn
  • Dm
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Smoking
  • Early fam hx
  • Known vascular dz

Symptoms

  • Unilateral
  • Sudden visual loss
  • Vision probs range from blurry to complete loss→ varies w/size of vein affected

Physical Exam Findings

  • Unilateral decrease in acuity
  • Affected area of retina→ hemorrhage, edema, exudates, venous dilation