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Central Retinal Artery Occlusion - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   hi
User :   hi
User :   i want to know about a eye disorder
Doctor :   ok.
User :   whate is CRAO
Doctor :   Central Retinal Artery Occlusion.
Doctor :   The Blood vessel Supplying the retina will get occluded due to any reason..Thrombosis or Ischemia or any other
Doctor :   and hence because of this the Retina that detects the Light will die and so the vision gets occluded..
User :   so a person can loss the vison compleatly
Doctor :   Yes it will be the outcome..
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Doctor :   Visual loss from CRAO occurs from the loss of blood supply to the inner layer of the retina.
User :   oki if it has effected any person's one eye, what are the chances of getting other eye also
Doctor :   It will depend on the causes that are causing the Arterry occlusion..
User :   is their chances of curing this
Doctor :   Ocular massage
Doctor :   Anterior chamber paracentesis
Doctor :   Intra-arterial fibrinolysis
Doctor :   are few measures that are used..
Doctor :   # Immediate lowering of intraocular pressure includes acetazolamide
Doctor :   is the first and the most important be done..
Doctor :   Hyperbaric medicine
Doctor :   Hyperbaric O2 inhalation will be teh earliest treatment that can be initiated..
Doctor :   are you there.
User :   ya
Doctor :   Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy may be beneficial if begun within 2-12 hours of symptoms.
Doctor :   Is there any thing that you would like to know in particular.about this..
User :   well one of my friend is suffering from this, so i wanted to know if this will also effect his other eye
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User :   oki
Doctor :   Yes since it has the Medical illness as the cause for the condition then there are greater chances for it to affect the other eye too..
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   oki,can i donation will help in this
Doctor :   I Did not get you ..
User :   if some one donate eye to him, can it get cured
Doctor :   We can refer you to the Best Institute for this condition..
Doctor :   No since the Medical cause needs to be addressed.
User :   oki
Doctor :   and then only any cure can be obtained..
User :   oki
Doctor :   Systemic hypertension 2) Diabetes mellitus 3) Cardiac valvular disease
User :   which are the best institute for this
Doctor :   Cardiac anomalies
Doctor :   are few causes..
Doctor :   Which place are you chatting form
Doctor :   From
User :   pune
Doctor :   Since We are operational in Bangalore for now we do not have the Details in Of Pune.
Doctor :   For now.
User :   oki where at bangalore
Doctor :   Nethradhama.will be the most ideal place.
Doctor :   or Nethralaya..
User :   oki what will be the expencess
Doctor :   I do not have the details on that
User :   oki
Doctor :   for that kind of procedure.
User :   thanks
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