Retinal.ein or Artery Occlusion Retinal arteries carry nourishing blood supply to the retina of the eye, while retinal veins circulate this blood back to the heart. Light rays enter the front of our eye through the clear cornea and lens. Multiple regression analysis revealed that macrovasculopathy was associated with the presence of non-infectious retinal microvasculopathy odds ratio, 5.76; 95% confidence interval, 2.59-12.80. Graefes Arch Cain Exp Ophthalmol. 2008 Dec 4. The central retinal artery and vein passes through the narrow openings of the cribriform plate in the optic disc. Retinal vein occlusion is also divided into two types: Central retinal vein occlusion CRVO is a blockage in the main vein of your retina, which is called the central retinal vein . Outlook for People with Retinal Vascular Occlusion The outlook depends on the severity of your condition. Patel DJ, Zaheer I, aria N. Ophthalmology 1996;103:350-2.
Vision at the time of diagnosis ranged between 20/20 and no light perception. Retinal vascular diseases are conditions that can block or restrict the blood flow throughout the eye structures. Next in order of usefulness is the visual field plotting with a Goldman perimeter, which is better than the visual acuity.