Dr. Nathan Walker provides world-class skill and care for our patients requiring vitreo-retinal surgery.
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The cornea is the clear part sitting at the very front of our eye, in front of the iris (coloured part). There are numerous corneal degenerations and disease which significantly affect our vision.
Retinal Vein Occlusion: Your retina has veins and other blood vessels that carry blood. When a vein in your retina is blocked (occluded), it is called a retinal vein occlusion. This can be caused by a blood clot. Or it can happen when a larger blood vessel presses down on the vein.
This leaflet is intended to provide you with general information. It is not a substitute for advice from your ophthalmologist. You are encouraged to discuss the benefits and risks of treatment with your ophthalmologist.