Retinal Vein Occlusions occur when the vessels that take away the normal blood flow from the eye are blocked. This blockage leads to damage to the blood vessels, bleeding in the retina (the thin layer of light sensing cells in the back of your eye) and leakage of fluid into the retina from the blocked vessels.
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