Early hyperbaric oxygen therapy for retinal artery occlusion

I. Beiran , I. Goldenberg , Y. Adir , A. Tamir , A. Shupak, B. Miller

Department of Ophthalmology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa


Early HBO therapy appears to have a beneficial effect on visual outcome in patients with RAO.

Central Retinal Artery Occlusion. A Continuing Look At Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy As A Treatment For This Vascular Event

By J.L. Williams, H.L. Brooks, Jr., R.L. Steinmetz, J.S. Peters, S.D. Sundbye

Department Of Hyperbaric Medicine, Tallahassee Community Hospital, 2011


HBOT is a logical treatment for central retinal artery occlusion. This continuing study corroborates improvement of vision using HBOT when the occlusion is under 24 hours, and further study will be needed to determine effectiveness of treatment after a 24-hour period has elapsed.