Risk factors for Ischaemic Optic Neuropathy

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The risk factors that influence the appearance of ischaemic optic neuropathy are high blood pressure, smoking, diabetes and high cholesterol.

Other risk factors are obstructive sleep apnoea; some medications (amiodarone and phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors, such as sildenafil, used for erectile dysfunction); a tendency to develop blood clots; and nocturnal hypotension.

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