What’s corneal neovascularization?

Corneal neovascularization occurs when blood vessels grow in the cornea, usually due to oxygen deprivation. Contact lens wear is a common cause, with higher risk for those with underlying conditions. Treatment may include discontinuing contact use, topical corticosteroids, or corneal transplantation. Pre-transplant, aggressive treatment of neovascularization is necessary to reduce rejection risk. Corneal neovascularization refers […]

What’s choroidal neovascularization?

Choroidal neovascularization is an eye condition where abnormal blood vessels form in the choroid, often due to age-related macular degeneration. It can cause vision loss but can be treated with medication or surgery. Diagnosis is done through fluorescein angiography, and treatment involves drug injections, laser surgery, or photodynamic therapy. Choroidal neovascularization is a common eye […]

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