Atrial fibrillation is detected at comparable rates after central retinal artery occlusion and after ischemic cerebral stroke

Central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO) is a rare form of ischemic stroke as recognized in the most
recent consensus definition from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. The
prevailing paradigm is that CRAO arises as a result of ipsilateral, stenotic, atherosclerotic plaque.