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Can high cholesterol cause eye problems?

Is it possible to cause some eye problems because of high cholesterol? What are they? Is there anyway to prevent it?
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  • Matthew baker


    You know what, it is so good of you to concern about your health conditions, and it seems that you have got high cholesterol problem,which is quite serious, as you can see. The consequences of serious high cholesterol is really bad, including eye bleeding, a decrease in vision, even causing blindness. I mean, your immediate priority is to control your cholesterol level, and take effective measures to help you.
  • tuener


    Well, generally speaking, high cholesterol is characterized by the presence in the bloodstream of abnormally high total cholesterol. Because of this, you may suffer some eye diseases in your eyes. For example, you may suffer whitish, gray or yellowish deposits around the circumference of the cornea, which are associated with high cholesterol. Also, it can be related to diabetes and high blood pressure. In this way, you may suffer bloodshot eyes and eye strains. By the way, vascular disease of the eye is a concern in individuals with high cholesterol. Anyway, with high cholesterol, you may need to control it by using some medicals. Of course, you should go and see the doctor.