Hypertensive retinopathy is caused when the retina is damaged due to high blood pressure. The retina is the layer of tissue at the back part of the eye. It changes light and images that enter the eye into nerve signals that are sent to the brain.

  • Eye pain
  • Headaches
  • Reduced vision

A wide range of risk factors may cause Hypertension Retinopathy, which include but are not limited to a high salt diet, obesity, tobacco use, excessive alcohol consumption, stress, and a family hostory and ethnic background. The major cause for malignant hypertension is high blood pressure.

The general treatment for Hypertension Retinopathy is primarily centralized on reducing blood pressure, with the systemic blood pressure below 140/90 mmHg.

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