Retinopathy From Hypertension

Risk Factors

  • Ong hx poorly controled htn
  • Often co-mingles w/diabetes

Symptoms

  • Progressive visual loss
  • Uni or bilateral
  • Target organ damage elsewhere

Physical Exam Findings

  • Exudates
  • A-v nicking
  • Flame hemmorrhages
  • Copper/silver wiring of arterioles