• Retinal vein occlusion linked to high cholesterol

    6 days ago - By Healio

    Patients are at a higher risk of developing retinal vein occlusion if they have high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, according to a study conducted in the Department of Ophthalmology at Samsung Medical Center in Seoul, South Korea.
    “Previous studies have reported that risk factors for include old age, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, myocardial infarction, cerebral vascular accidents and chronic kidney disease,” Jaeryung Kim, MD, PhD, vascular biologist and ophthalmologist at the Samsung Medical Center at Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine in
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