Retinal Vein Occlusion

  • A common cause of blindness in those with diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and smokers.   

  • These conditions affect the entire body, including your eyes, kidneys, heart and brain.   

  • Dr. Pandya says ‘you can lose your toes to diabetes, and your eyes are no different’. 

  • Anyone with these conditions can suffer from blindness, especially if his or her blood glucose and blood pressure is uncontrolled.   

  • Whenever blood flow to the Retina is compromised from diabetes and high blood pressure, the vital tissues of the Retina are subject to damage from a lack of oxygen and nutrients.  

  • Damaged Retinal blood vessels can cause a blood clot to form and this leads to decreased vision.  

  • We strongly urge all of Our Patients to seek a primary care physician to help manage their diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol.    

  • Our goal is to maximize your vision and improve your quality of life.