Stroke can not only occur in human organs called brain, but some are experienced by eye organs. This one is rarely known, because the sufferer is not as much as a brain stroke.
Stroke eye in medical language is known as retinal artery occlusion. The condition occurs because of a blockage in the blood vessels of the eye area. Not only blockage, sometimes there is a narrowing in the veins of the retina.
The worst effect is the retina does not get blood flow and triggers permanent damage, up to blindness.
Launched page Medical News Today in general stroke eyes do not make sufferers experience pain or pain. What happens is that they experience a decrease in the quality of vision.
Initial symptoms that are often felt by the patient is loss of peripheral vision, or experiencing symptoms of blind spots or floater.
Views become blurred, distorted, shaded, which is light but heavy from day to day or even a matter of hours.
The trigger is almost similar to what happens to a brain stroke, namely atherosclerosis, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and even previously had problems with heart and brain stroke.
Reported by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, elderly over 60 years have the highest risk of eye strokes, even more for men. To avoid it recommended healthy lifestyle, and avoid foods with high levels of saturated fat.