Management of Central Retinal Artery Occlusion
Published: March 08, 2021
- Central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO) is a form of acute ischemic stroke that can cause severe visual loss.
- CRAO should be considered a medical emergency whereby rapid triage and medical management is the goal to save vision.
- Secondary prevention (including monitoring for complications) is a collaborative effort between neurology, ophthalmology, and primary care medicine to prevent and mitigate further vision loss.
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