Sex hormone preparations and retinal vein occlusion

Abstract

Retinal vein occlusion (RVO) is most commonly seen in middle-aged or older patients and is associated with underlying cardiovascular risk factors. It is much less common in younger patients. Use of the oral contraceptive pill (OCP) is known to be a risk factor for cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease. There have previously been a few isolated case… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/eye.1997.11

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