2006 Series - January 3, 2006
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|A 72-year-old man with diabetes and hypertension presented four months ago with a central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO) of the left eye. He did not keep his follow-up appointments but came in for "new glasses". On exam, the patient has active neovascularization of the iris, no visible neovascularization of the angle, and an intraocular pressure of 18mmHg. |
|The next most important step is: |
||immediate panretinal photocoagulation (PRP)|
||immediate pars plana vitrectomy|
||Diamox 500mg BID|
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