Non-Traumatic Monocular Vision Loss

There are multitude of causes of vision loss. This post focuses on the following pathologies: Glaucoma – A group of diseases that have increased intraocular pressure (IOP), causing damage the optic nerve leading to decreased vision Giant Cell Arteritis Vitreous Detachment – Separation between the posterior vitreous cortex and the internal limiting membrane (ILM) of the retina […]

Central Retinal Artery Occlusion

Presentation: Painless vision loss Early ophthalmology consultation (true eye emergency) Should be treated as a stroke Traditionally poor prognosis overall Promising HBO experience thus far. Consider early consultation with an emergent hyperbaric treatment center if available

Emergency Medicine Kenya Foundation