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High blood pressure: Hypertensive retinopathy is when the eyes are bloodshot and is warnin

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Dr William White, an optometrist with Baylor Scott & White Health, said: “We can see changes in the eyes due to vascular conditions caused by diabetes or hypertension.

“The blood vessels in the retina can become a little more stiff and hardened.

“They’ll push on each other and cross, like two hoses in a confined space.

“When it gets really bad, we’ll see some of the blood vessels start to leak, we’ll see haemorrhaging and that can cause a whole range of vision issues.”

https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/1303210/high-blood-pressure-signs-symptoms-eyes-hypertensive-retinopathy-hypertension

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