Who Is At Risk for Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion (BRVO)?
BRVO usually happens in people who are aged 50 and older.
People who have the following health problems have a greater risk of BRVO:
- high blood pressure
- hardening of the arteries (called arteriosclerosis)
To lower your risk for BRVO, you should do the following:
- eat a low-fat diet
- get regular exercise
- maintain an ideal weight
- don’t smoke