Table 1

 Different prognostic classification of hypertensive retinopathy, according to the European Society of Hypertension-European Society of Cardiology (ESH-ESC) 2003 Guidelines, the JNC 7 Report, the British Hypertension Society (BHS) IV 2004 Guidelines, and the World Health Organization–International Society of Hypertension (WHO/ISH) 2003 statement on diagnosis and treatment of hypertension

ESH-ESC 2003 guidelines12JNC 7 report 200313WHO/ISH 2003 statement14 and BHS IV 2004 guidelines15
Associated clinical conditionsTarget organ damageTarget organ damage
Advanced retinopathy: haemorrhages or exudates, papilloedemaRetinopathyHypertensive retinopathy grade III or IV