The swinging light test will reveal an RAPD; (1,2) fundoscopy findings typically include disk edema and disk hemorrhages, or a pale retina if GCA is associated with CRAO
ET is among the underlying hematologic disorders in patients with CRAO
In addition, we recorded current medication, demographic data, the onset of initial CRAO
symptoms, and the time of paracentesis.
Two weeks after CRAO
, the VA was hand motion again and the IOP was 18 mmHg without any anti-glaucoma agent.
is an ophthalmic emergency and patients should receive active treatment in the acute phase.
If a patient with a CRAO
presents within 24 hours, it is reasonable to attempt several of the non-invasive treatments described below.
Patients with CRAO
usually present with a sudden significant loss of vision, an afferent pupillary defect, diffuse retinal whitening, and the resultant classic 'cherry spot' on the macula.
Hyperhomocysteinemia found to cause more of arterial obstructions like CRAO
, BRAO and venous obstructions are less common.
Ocular pathology may, however, present in this way if loss of vision in one eye has gone unnoticed until the second eye becomes affected, for example exudative AMD or CRAO
in temporal arteritis.