Along with causing heart and kidney problems, untreated high blood pressure can also affect your eyesight and lead to eye disease. Hypertension can cause damage to the blood vessels in the retina, the area at the back of the eye where images focus. This eye disease is known as hypertensive Retinopathy. The damage can be serious if Hypertension is not treated.
What Are the Symptoms of Hypertensive Retinopathy?
How Is Hypertensive Retinopathy Diagnosed?
How Is Hypertensive Retinopathy Treated?
The best way to treat hypertensive retinopathy is to adequately control your blood pressure.