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Noun1.IOP - pressure exerted by the fluids inside the eyeball; regulated by resistance to the outward flow of aqueous humor; "glaucoma can result from increased intraocular pressure"
force per unit area, pressure, pressure level - the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit); "the compressed gas exerts an increased pressure"
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8 percentage points (95% confidence level) and was conducted online with the Government and Academic Research team of GfK for the IOP between October 30 and November 9, 2015.
IOP currently considered as "Risk Factor" for glaucoma along with other reasons including racial ancestry, family history, high myopia and age.
We believe our partnership with IOP will enhance Vita Nonwovens' ability to deliver value and differentiation to our customers while helping us to continue to evolve and grow as an organization.
If referred on IOP alone; greater than 21mmHg for those under 65, greater than 25mmHg for those over 70, and greater than 26mmHg for those over 80
Senior Managing Director of IOP, Bob Vedra, said : "We are very excited to announce our newest IOP platform focused on the nonwoven materials industry.
AMA0076 has previously demonstrated IOP reduction without significant hyperemia in a first-in-human study in patients with glaucoma and ocular hypertension, as presented at the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit (OIS) at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
In addition, Andrew Weller, an IOP Operating Principal, will assume the newly-created position of chairman.
An elevated IOP can be dangerous as it may damage the optic nerve.
This is a comparative study analyzing the effect of water ingestion on IOP and BP and also a study of the interrelationship between these parameters in young healthy male adults in the age group of 17 to 20 years.
It was concluded that intermittent IOP fluctuations of [greater than or equal to] 4mm Hg over the mean IOP and duration of disease were associated with progression on SAP and HRT in POAG and CPACG eyes.
The 'interior ministry', despite repeated calls from the IOP, has refused to carry out any investigations.
IOP was measured with the standard Goldmann applanation tonometer at the same time every morning.