Perils of Central Retinal Vein Occlusion (CRVO)

When all is operating as it should, the veins and arteries carry blood to every part of the body.

But what when things aren’t operating as they should??

The retina has one main vein (central retinal vein) and one main artery. So of this is blocked, the ramifications are serious. throughout your body, including your eyes. The eye’s retina has one main artery and one main vein. When the main retinal vein becomes blocked, it is called central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO).

When the vein is blocked, fluid and blood leaks into the delicate retina.

From here the chain reaction is out of control. The macula will be affected and in turn disrupting central vision. Nerve calls in the eye will be permanently damaged

Watch the video to find out more and if you have any questions, please ask!

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Dealing with Corneal Abrasions

As the protective layer over the eye, the cornea is critical for making sure the eye is ok.

Having said that, it also means that it’s continually in the firing line.

If the cornea suffers any sort of damage, critical that it’s attended to as quickly as possible.

How can the eye heal if every time it blinks, it washes away the healing cells?

The answers is that we put a type of bandage over it so that it can heal while still allowing the eye to function.