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Retinal Vein Occlusion Review

Retinal Vein Occlusion Review Downloaded from http://journals.lww.com/apjoo by BhDMf5ePHKbH4TTImqenVA5KvPVPZ0P5BEgU+IUTEfzO/GUWifn2IfwcEVVH9SSn on 06/03/2020 REVIEW ARTICLE Michael Ip, MD,* and Andrew Hendrick, MD† groups had increased risk of BRVO compared with white popu‑ Abstract: Retinal vein occlusions are a very common condition with lations, with no detectable difference by ethnicity in individuals great importance in ophthalmology clinical practice. This article reviews with CRVO. In the Beaver Dam Eye Study, the cumulative inci‑ the salient epidemiology, risk factors, clinical features, and treatments dence of BRVO at 15 years was 1.8%, whereas cumulative inci‑ related to retinal vein occlusions. 4 dence of CRVO was 0.5% at 15 years. The greatest predicator of developing RVO is a RVO in the contralateral eye. Individuals Key Words: retinal vein occlusion, macular edema, neovascularization with BRVO in 1 eye have a 10% risk of any RVO in the contra‑ lateral eye within 3 years. The estimated risk of contralateral in‑ (Asia-Pac J Ophthalmol 2018;7:40–45) volvement in people with CRVO is ~1% per year, which increases 5,6 to 7% at 5 years. Typical atherosclerosis risk factors are commonly associated etinal vein occlusions (RVO) are a heterogeneous group of with all types of RVO, but vein occlusions can also be second‑ Rdisorders that have http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology Wolters Kluwer Health

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Wolters Kluwer Health
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2162-0989
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2475-5028
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10.22608/APO.2017442
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Downloaded from http://journals.lww.com/apjoo by BhDMf5ePHKbH4TTImqenVA5KvPVPZ0P5BEgU+IUTEfzO/GUWifn2IfwcEVVH9SSn on 06/03/2020 REVIEW ARTICLE Michael Ip, MD,* and Andrew Hendrick, MD† groups had increased risk of BRVO compared with white popu‑ Abstract: Retinal vein occlusions are a very common condition with lations, with no detectable difference by ethnicity in individuals great importance in ophthalmology clinical practice. This article reviews with CRVO. In the Beaver Dam Eye Study, the cumulative inci‑ the salient epidemiology, risk factors, clinical features, and treatments dence of BRVO at 15 years was 1.8%, whereas cumulative inci‑ related to retinal vein occlusions. 4 dence of CRVO was 0.5% at 15 years. The greatest predicator of developing RVO is a RVO in the contralateral eye. Individuals Key Words: retinal vein occlusion, macular edema, neovascularization with BRVO in 1 eye have a 10% risk of any RVO in the contra‑ lateral eye within 3 years. The estimated risk of contralateral in‑ (Asia-Pac J Ophthalmol 2018;7:40–45) volvement in people with CRVO is ~1% per year, which increases 5,6 to 7% at 5 years. Typical atherosclerosis risk factors are commonly associated etinal vein occlusions (RVO) are a heterogeneous group of with all types of RVO, but vein occlusions can also be second‑ Rdisorders that have

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The Asia-Pacific Journal of OphthalmologyWolters Kluwer Health

Published: Jan 1, 2018

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