increased blood pressure after cataract surgery

by Gaynelle
(Spartanburg, S. C.)

On 1//4/12, I had cataract surgery on my right eye. Surgery went great, no complications. Vision greatly improved immediately. While I was in recovery, my blood pressure went from 133/77 (pre-op) to 194/104. It ranged high for about 2 hours and additional drugs were given to decrease pressure.

The doctors did not know why there was the increase in blood pressure. I have never had blood pressure problems and do not take any medication at all......... Age 71 in excellent health.

Has anyone had similar issues...?

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Mar 17, 2017
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by: suresh in florida

I am 78 yo always in super health. ON March 7, had cataract removed on right eye. blood pressure is still super elevated after 10 days. i always monitor BP (mercury sphyg)at home. it had been 133-125 syst, and 68-80 diastolic consistant for cpl years before surgery. Surgery went excellent, vision improvements very good. Follow up treatment of 3 types of eye drops contnuing still. As i write,march 17, its been 10 days after surgery. only after 4 days following surger my blood pressure went up significantly (145/88). Its on its upward path as i write. on this tenth day after surgery, it is about 170/94. GP appointment. planning to see my GP on march 20th. Also planning to cancel appointment for second eye surgery untill this is all sorted out.

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