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Friday, 03 April 2009 01:19

 

What is Hypertensive Retinopathy? What is the treatment for Hypertensive Retinopathy?

 

Hypertensive retinopathy is an ocular blood vessel disease, vascular disease, associated with high blood pressure. With modern high blood pressure medication advanced hypertensive retinopathy has been decrease in the population of the United States. Hypertensive retinopathy causes vascular changes in the retina that can lead to hemorrhages, swelling and decrease of vision. Treatment is controlling one’s high blood pressure and treating any secondary retinal problems.

 

Treatment

Control high blood pressure (hypertension)

Treat secondary retinal problems

 

Last Updated on Monday, 14 January 2013 00:05
 

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