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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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Two months after surgery, BCVA of OD was 20/300 and IOP was from 14 mmHg to 23 mmHg.
The eyes were categorised into the following 4 groups: Group 1--Pseudoexfoliation syndrome (PXS)--Based on the presence of PXF material over the pupil, lens and angles or anyone these, with normal IOP, normal fields and no optic disc changes; Group 2--Eyes with pseudoexfoliation with normal corrected IOP but with glaucomatous disc and visual field changes; Group 3--Eyes with pseudoexfoliation with raised IOP but with normal disc and visual field; Group 4--Pseudoexfoliative glaucoma (PXG)--Eyes diagnosed to have glaucoma secondary to pseudoexfoliation with increased IOP with glaucomatous optic disc changes and field defects.
The participants were asked to rest for 15 min following which basal IOP and BP was recorded in sitting position using rebound tonometer and sphygmomanometer, respectively.
The contact lens contains a pressure sensor that detects IOP changes and then transmits them wirelessly to a portable external controller the size of a mobile phone.
IOP opens new round of government-funded Teacher Training Scholarships worth 28,000
Prostaglandin analogs (PGAs) are FPreceptor agonists that reduce IOP by increasing aqueous humor outflow via remodeling of the ciliary muscle extracellular matrix, subsequently increasing uveoscleral outflow (SMITH et al.
Founded in 2005, IOP focuses on acquiring and overseeing middle-market manufacturing and value-added distribution businesses with revenues typically between USD 30 million and USD 350 million.
Multiple comparison analysis showed significantly higher IOP in both SLT 180[degrees] and SLT 360[degrees] subgroups compared to their controls at postlaser 1 hour (p = 0.
The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) suggests that IOP (Level II) should include a minimum of nine hours of treatment per week, and some state licensure requirements expect providers to maintain that minimum.
The purpose of this study was to establish reference intervals for normal tear production and IOP in wild HPs using the Schirmer tear test and rebound tonometry.
An elevated IOP can be dangerous as it may damage the optic nerve.