Question - What is so-called “Saturday night retinopathy”?
Answer- The cited article notes “Similar to Saturday night palsy, Saturday night retinopathy (SNR) is a condition in which an intoxicated patient falls asleep in an unusual position leading to injury. Direct compression of the orbit leads to increased intraocular pressure, optic nerve edema, and intraorbital arterial and venous vessel compression with vision loss due to ischemia. (Budhu J et al. Saturday night retinopathy and anterograde amnesia due to fentanyl overdose.” 2019 Neurology: Clinical Practice 9(2):170-172)