Cardiovascular system and the eye
Describe the ocular changes caused by ischaemia
In what ways can carotid artery disease affect the eye?
What treatments are available?
Describe the effects of ischaemia in the vertibro-basilar
How may systemic hypertension and its treatment affect
the visual system?
Discuss the clinical features which help to differentiate
between disease affecting the carotid and the vertebrobasilar circulatory
Discuss the investigation of a patient, aged 50, presenting
with amaurosis fugax. Describethe clinical manifestations and treatment
of giant cell arteritis. Add a note on the histopathology.
A 60-year old man appears to be unable to see after recovering
from a cardiac arrest.
Describe the likely clinical findings and the pathogenesis
of central retinal artery occlusion.
Discuss the different types of emboli, and their management,
that may affect the eye