1. Use of optical coherence tomography angiography for assessment of microvascular changes in the macula and optic nerve head in hypertensive patients without hypertensive retinopathy

    Use of optical coherence tomography angiography for assessment of microvascular changes in the macula and optic nerve head in hypertensive patients without hypertensive retinopathy

    Purpose To compare optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) screening parameters of the macula and optic nerve head (ONH) between healthy volunteers and chronic hypertensive patients without hypertensive retinopathy. Methods This was an observational, cross-sectional study. Fifty-seven chronic hypertensive patients without hypertensive retinopathy (22 men and 35 women) and 40 healthy volunteers (17 men and 23 women), ranging in age from 60 to 70 years, were included in this study. Patients and volunteers were divided into three groups and one eye was selected randomly from each participant. Group A comprised patients who had a history of hypertension for >10 years (n ...

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