• LINDA JONES January 04, 2009
    January 04, 2009

    Since I was diagnosed with hbp in May of 2008 my vision has become worse.  Also I notice a change with the bp is higher than normal.  I talked with my heart doctor and he said that until your bp is under control you vision does in fact change.  I am past due for my eye exam and he told me not to get my eyes examined until my bp is under control. We were hoping on January but my bp is still not yet under control enough due to having spikes still.  Hope this info is helpfull.

  • Bill H December 01, 2010
    Bill H
    December 01, 2010

    Most blood pressure medications have side effects like all medications do.  I have weaned myself off of them and tried a couple of different types.  I have determined that these medications do effect vision.  Double vision, or ghosting is what I experience with these medications.  Unfortunately, if you are genetically predisposed to hypertension then there isn't much one can do.  But, if you are able to control your blood pressure by controlling you weight then a good diet and exercise is a much better alternative to medications of this type.


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