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- Retinal vein occlusion
- retinal arterial emboli
- education & training (see medical education & training)
- medical ophthalmology
- medical retina
A 74-year-old woman presented to the optometry service for a routine eye examination. Snellen visual acuity was recorded as normal (6/6), with near normal vision in both eyes. However, the patient was noted to have signs of a possible retinal vein occlusion and some plaques along the inferior artery on dilated funduscopy. On review in the ophthalmology outpatients department, the patient was found to be asymptomatic. The only positive findings on her medical history were that she was 10–20% over ideal weight (body mass index 19.72) …
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