Did you know that high blood pressure can show up in the eye? In acute, malignant cases, patients may experience eye pain, headaches, or reduced visual acuity. In chronic cases, there may not be any symptoms. However, the complications of arteriosclerotic hypertensive changes will cause patients to present with the typical symptoms of vascular occlusionsContinue reading “Signs of Hypertension in the Eye”
Peripapillary atrophy (PPA) manifests as chorioretinal thinning and disruption of the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) in the area surrounding the optic nerve.