Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Blockage of the Central Retinal Vein Evaluation

The evaluation of central retinal vein occlusion begins with a medical history and physical examination.

Physical findings in someone with central retinal vein occlusion may include:

  • Examination of the retina may reveal enlarged retinal veins and dark blood spreading through the retina.

Testing is necessary to confirm the diagnosis of central retinal vein occlusion.

Tests that may be used to evaluate central retinal vein occlusion include:

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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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