If this happens, you may lose part of your vision. After that these eyes start to settle down. For example, in the eye shown in Figure 11a, the 60o angiogram of the posterior pole shows the capillary bed to be fairly good. What is the Different Types of Retinal Vascular Occlusion? Unless normal circulation to the retina can be restored promptly, these cells will die within a few minutes or hours depending on how completely the blood flow is obstructed. Even if new blood vessels are found before a serious bleed, such laser treatment is still helpful and may prevent the need for surgery to remove blood from the eye. Conclusion: There is no scientific rationale for the use of ocular hypotensive therapy in CRVO eyes with normal GOP. On the X axis for figure 15 are the days from the onset of ischemic CRVO, and on the Y axis is the cumulative chance or probability of developing neovascularization.
As with any serious condition, early treatment provides the best chances to save your sight. Ocular massage – The doctor uses his or her finger to apply pressure to your eye through your closed eyelid. Am J Ophthalmol 1995; 102:2029-2034.