A 48-year-old female asked:
how can you determine the grade of your hypertensive retinopathy when your ophthalmologist's report doesn't specify?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Yale Kanter answered
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 or chronicity of the uncontrolled or untreated hypertension. Ask for an answer on your next examination.
Answered on Nov 1, 2016
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