Just.s strokes occur in other parts of the body because blood flow is blocked, your eye also may suffer damage when vital structures such as the retina and optic nerve are cut off from nutrients and oxygen flowing through your blood. The authors claimed that it “is a relatively safe procedure” but their data shows that the extent of complications reported by the authors is so high as to be totally unacceptable 14. Halley A, et al. All these late complications were reported usually within the first few months after the procedure. A blood clot in the eye may be a warning sign of clots elsewhere.

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