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High blood pressure can damage the tiny blood vessels
that supply blood to the light-sensitive lining of the back of the eye
(retina). The damage is known as retinopathy. If untreated, retinopathy can
lead to vision loss and blindness.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerRobert A. Kloner, MD, PhD - Cardiology
Current as ofNovember 14, 2014
Current as of:
November 14, 2014
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
& Robert A. Kloner, MD, PhD - Cardiology
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