Acute visual loss and intraretinal hemorrhages associated to energy drink consumption.
Int Ophthalmol. 2016 Dec 1. Epub 2016 Dec 1. PMID: 27904988
Christina W Pagano
PURPOSE: To report the association of acute visual loss secondary to intraretinal hemorrhages and energy drink consumption.
METHODS: Case report and literature review.
RESULTS: A 48-year-old hypertensive man developed an elevation in systemic blood pressure, tachycardia, and acute visual loss secondary to intraretinal hemorrhages shortly after drinking several cans of energy drinks.
CONCLUSION: High consumption of energy drinks may lead to intraretinal hemorrhages and acute visual loss.