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Question:
Will high blood pressure affect the size of the pupils in the eye?

Answer:
High blood pressure does not have any effect on pupillary size. There are a few medications to treat high blood pressure which have some effect on the pupil such as propanolol, but the effect is small and has no functional significance.

Answered by: Richard Bensinger, MD Dr. Richard Bensinger

Categories: Eye Conditions, General Eye Health

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Answered: Aug 20, 2014

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