Questions about hypertensive retinopathy

 

 

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 03/30/2019 - 18:04
Country
Singapore
Age
19
Gender
Female
Did you perform any surgery for the eyes?
No
Do you suffer from pre-existing illnesses in the eye?
No
Do you suffer from any diseases in the body?
No
Do you use any eye drops?
No
Do you use any eye drops?
No

Question

 

 

Hi,

I just want to know if all patient with hypertension will get hypertensive retinopathy?

Thanks

 

Answer

Thanks for your question

Not all patients with hypertension will get htpertensive retinopathy, only those with uncontrolled high hypertension will get that. Other ocular complications of hypertension are ischemic optic neuropathy and retinal vein occlusions.

Controlled hypertension rarely cause ocular complications.

 

 

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