What are risk factors for a Retinal Artery Occlusion?
Risk factors for retinal artery occlusions include: carotid artery disease, elevated cholesterol, high blood pressure, and cardiovascular disease.
Is there a cure for Retinal Artery Occlusion
There is unfortunately no cure for a retinal artery occlusion and treatments are limited in being able to improve blood flow and lower eye pressure.
Is a Retinal Artery Occlusion Painful?
No, vision loss related to a retinal artery occlusion is usually painless and blockages in smaller arteries effect less of the retina and can require little to no treatment.
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Other Conditions Treated at RCA
Our ophthalmologists are experienced in diagnosing and treating many retinal conditions.