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What is the relationship between high blood pressure and eye sight?

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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology

In brief: Severe hypertension

Can cause hypertensive retinopathy (bleeding in blood vessels in the retina).
It's also a risk factor for vascular occlusions, aneurysms, and other events that can decrease vision.

In brief: Severe hypertension

Can cause hypertensive retinopathy (bleeding in blood vessels in the retina).
It's also a risk factor for vascular occlusions, aneurysms, and other events that can decrease vision.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology

In brief: High pressure is bad

Chronic hypertension increases the risk of atherosclerosis and blockages of the retinal vessels.
Acute rises in pressure can cause a retinopathy and decreased vision. The eyes are only one place where high blood pressure attacks - this process is happening throughout the body. Best to take care of it!

In brief: High pressure is bad

Chronic hypertension increases the risk of atherosclerosis and blockages of the retinal vessels.
Acute rises in pressure can cause a retinopathy and decreased vision. The eyes are only one place where high blood pressure attacks - this process is happening throughout the body. Best to take care of it!
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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