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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Easy: Control the hypertension and the hypertensive retinopathy will resolve.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hussain Elhalis
10 years experience Ophthalmology
Control your: blood pressure and take your blood pressure medication as prescribed. This can stabilize the retinopathy and in some cases, allow it to improve. It he ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Easy: Get your hypertension under control.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Easy: Get blood pressure under control.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Very high pressure: Hypertensive retinopathy is frequently diagnosed in those with elevated blood pressure for a prolonged period of time based upon changes in the vessel ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldstein
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: There is some overlap but diabetes is more likely, and causes more damage.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
60 years experience Ophthalmology
Hypertension: The hypertension has to produce changes in the retinal vessels and this can be seen on a dilated fundus exam. This is a reflection of the acuteness o ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
See MD: See a primary care physician for evaluation and treatment. There are many options to treat high blood pressure, depending on the cause of it.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Absolutely: Having hypertensive retinopathy means that the hypertension is damaging your eyes. You need to lower your blood pressure.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abdul Khan
23 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes, big difference.: Aside from being caused by 2 separate diseases, eye manifestations are distinct as well. Hypertensive eye changes occur from chronic affect of high pr ... Read More
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