Retinal artery occlusion

Alternative names
Retinal vein occlusion; Retinal vessel occlusion

Definition
Retinal vessel occlusion is a blockage of the blood supply to the retina, the light sensitive membrane in the back of the eye.

see Retinal vessel occlusion.

Johns Hopkins patient information

Last revised: December 4, 2012
by Amalia K. Gagarina, M.S., R.D.

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