Branch retinal vein occlusion

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What is branch retinal vein occlusion?

Branch retinal vein occlusion is a blockage of the small veins that carry blood away from the retina. This blockage obstructs the vision signals to the brain causing blurred vision or loss of vision. Usually this is caused by hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis) and formation of clots.

Common symptoms reported by people with branch retinal vein occlusion

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with branch retinal vein occlusion

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Eylea)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Aspirin Low Dose)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Home Physical Therapy)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lucentis)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Chest X-ray)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with branch retinal vein occlusion, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with branch retinal vein occlusion

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Eylea)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Aspirin Low Dose)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Home Physical Therapy)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lucentis)
Perceived effectiveness
for branch retinal vein occlusion (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Chest X-ray)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with branch retinal vein occlusion, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has branch retinal vein occlusion on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 0
40s 1
50s 0
60s 1
70+ 2

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 1
Female 3

These charts show data from branch retinal vein occlusion patients who have completed their condition history
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