Central Retinal Vein Occlusion
Sohan Singh Hayreh, MD, MS, PhD, DSc, FRCS, FRCOphth
Professor Emeritus of Ophthalmology
Ocular Vascular Clinic
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
The University of Iowa
Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine
Iowa City, Iowa
- This information is intended primarily for ophthalmologists. It is a summary of material published in peer reviewed ophthalmic journals. For more detailed information, please refer to the papers in the bibliography and the various cited articles in those papers.
- Dr. Hayreh does not give an opinion without personally examining a patient; he feels that to do so is unethical and also potentially dangerous.
- Types of Central Retinal Vein Occlusion
- Relative Incidence of Ischemic vs Non-Ischemic CRVO
- Criteria to Differentiate Ischemic from Non-Ischemic CRVO
- Complications of CRVO
- Natural history of CRVO
- Management of CRVO
- A. Medical Treatments
- B. Surgical or Invasive Treatments
- C. Photocoagulation Treatment (figs. 16-17)
- Our Management Regimen of Ischemic CRVO
- Overall Conclusions on Management of CRVO
- Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about CRVO
Document History: Initially posted 1996, Revised July 1999, Revised December 2000; revised and expanded March 2003,expanded July 2010
© text and images,
2003, Sohan Singh Hayreh.
Reproduction of any part of this material is not permitted without express permission from Dr. Hayreh.