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Is anti-vegf effective for treating central retinal vein occlusion?

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Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology 31 years experience
Anti-VEGF: Yes, anti-VEGF treatment is effective for CRVO. Many clinical trials have led to this conclusion. Outcomes vary and depend on type of CRVO (ischemic vs no ischemic) and starting visual acuity and other co-morbidities.
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