K. K. Jain
OphthalmologyCentral retinal artery occlusionOptic neuropathyVisual acuityRetinopathyCentral retinal veinCentral retinal vein occlusionBranch retinal vein occlusionIschemic optic neuropathyMedicine
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#1Heather Murphy-Lavoie (University Medical Center New Orleans)H-Index: 4
#2Tracy Leigh LeGros (University Medical Center New Orleans)
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Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) can be a useful primary or adjunctive therapy for a variety of medical disorders, many of which involve the eye. This chapter will review the effects of oxygen on eye, the literature describing use of HBOT for a variety of conditions and the potential complications of HBOT affecting the eye. The authors recommend the following as ocular indications for HBOT: decompression sickness or arterial gas embolism (AGE) with visual signs or symptoms, central retinal arter...
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