A Case of Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion with Macular Edema Presenting as Sub-Acute Vision Loss
Received Date: July 03, 2020; Published Date: July 21, 2020
Branch retinal vein occlusion is the most common retinal vein occlusion. RVO is divided into central (CRVO), hemi (HRVO) and branch retinal vein (BRVO) occlusion. BRVO is venous occlusion at any branch of central retinal vein. Here our case illustrates present a 40 years old gentleman presented with sub-acute vision loss. He was found to have superior temporal branch retinal vein occlusion where hypertension, diabetes mellitus and dyslipidemia were thought to be the main risk factors. Close follow up, tight blood pressure are crucial to prevent the similar scenario in the fellow eye.
Keywords:Retinal vein; Sub-acute vision loss; Hypertension; Dyslipidemia; Diabetes mellitus