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Peter Siedman, OD, is a graduate of SUNY College of Optometry and is a staff optometrist at the West Palm Beach VAMC.
A central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO) represents a true ocular emergency. It is frequently caused by an embolus originating from carotid artery disease secondary to atherosclerotic plaques.