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How does high blood pressure affect the retina of your eye?

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High blood pressure 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 your high blood pressure isn't treated.

SOURCE: American Heart Association. 

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on July 02, 2018

SOURCE: American Heart Association. 

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on July 02, 2018

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