A Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion: aka BRVO

Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion with almost no macular edema. A branch retinal vein occlusion, or BRVO, is an occlusion of one of the retinal veins serving the retina.  This is different than a central retinal vein occlusion which involves the entire retina.

Symptoms of a Branch Vein Occlusion

Acute painless loss of vision is common, but some patients, as this one, have minimal or no vision loss.


The degree of vision loss is related to the degree in which the macula is involved.  In this picture, the (Read more...)

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