There may be a refractive lesion within the blood vessel Hollenhorst plaque, a whitish lesion within a section of the blood vessel platelet fibrin thrombus or large calcific plaque cardiac valvular disease. Eyes with nonischemic CRVO invariably have poor visual acuity due to central scotoma. Complications of Retinal Vascular Occlusion The condition can occasionally lead to complications and more serious symptoms. Ascaso DJ, Padgett E, Núñez E, Villén L, Grzybowski A, Cristóbal A. In contrast to that, ischemic CRVO is a severely blinding disease, with a high incidence of anterior segment neovascularization, particularly, neovascular glaucoma. Brown AC, and Magargal LE. In ischemic CRVO the neovascularization is mainly of the anterior segment. Bevacizumab is not commercially available as an intravitreal injection. Am J Ophthalmol. 2008 Aug. 1462:285-291.
Flashes are tiny flashes of light that appear in the peripheral vision. Therefore, in our study, overall, angiography performed much worse than any of the functional tests. Conclusion: In spite of various claims made in various studies about the beneficial effect of thrombolytic therapy in CRVO, there is little scientifically valid evidence of its effectiveness for several reasons.