Review: Managing retinal vein occlusion

Source: BMJ
Area: News
This review in the BMJ discusses the diagnosis and management of retinal vein occlusion and examines the evidence for the effectiveness of the newly licensed drugs. Questions addressed include:   . How and where does retinal vein occlusion occur? . Who gets retinal vein occlusion? . How do patients present? . How is the condition assessed and diagnosed? . What are the differential diagnoses? . What is the outcome if untreated or treated conservatively? . What are the general principles of management? . What medical management is important? . What ophthalmological treatments are used?

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