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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.
Current as of:
April 5, 2013
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
& Robert A. Kloner, MD, PhD - Cardiology
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