The eye in hypertension

@article{Wong2007TheEI,
  title={The eye in hypertension},
  author={T. Wong and P. Mitchell},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2007},
  volume={369},
  pages={425-435}
}
Hypertension has a range of effects on the eye. Hypertensive retinopathy refers to retinal microvascular signs that develop in response to raised blood pressure. Signs of hypertensive retinopathy are frequently seen in adults 40 years and older, and are predictive of incident stroke, congestive heart failure, and cardiovascular mortality--independently of traditional risk factors. Hypertension is also a major risk factor for the development of other retinal vascular diseases, such as retinal… Expand
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