intraocular pressure


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Noun1.intraocular pressure - 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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Intraocular pressure was measured with goldman applanation tonometer (GAT) 2 hours after Nd: YAG laser capsulotomy.
024%) for the reduction of intraocular pressure (IOP).
13) Over time, the drainage channels become blocked, fluid builds up, and intraocular pressure rises.
c) Intraocular pressure may be underestimated due to low central corneal thickness
Examination of the eye was done to measure their visual acuity using a Snellen's chart and intraocular pressure was measured using Schiotz tonometer.
Measurements were made between 3:30 and 5:30pm to avoid circadian fluctuation of intraocular pressure.
Intraocular pressure (IOP) is one of the most important parameters and plays a role of paramount importance in the diagnosis, progression and management of glaucoma.
The rise in intraocular pressure during laryngoscopy and intubation is a matter of concern in patients of acute glaucoma and open eye injuries where even small increase in intraocular pressure sustained for a short time may change what is critical disc perfusion into disc ischaemia and extrusion of the contents of the eye ball with possible resultant blindness.
We would like to suggest authors to make a bigger sample and try to identify a relationship between intraocular pressure and systemic health parameters not only age and sex but also blood and obesity index.
Travatan has been sanctioned in this indication after demonstrating its effectiveness in relieving intraocular pressure in the targeted patient group following 12 weeks of treatment.
Other SSRI-related adverse effects include mydriasis, increased intraocular pressure, glaucoma, and oculogyric crisis.