intraocular pressure

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intraocular pressure

[‚in·trə′äk·yə·lər ′presh·ər]
(physiology)
The hydrostatic pressure within the eyeball.
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A 2 sample unpaired t-test was used to compare the mean IOP measurements obtained under the effect of two drugs.
As the parameters are normally distributed, a one-way ANOVA test was used to compare the IOP, CCT and PCI measurements between the groups.
There was no significant change in the IOP after yoga.
Having awarded more than 600 scholarships since the programme launched, the IOP assessors have been impressed by the high calibre of the graduates they have met entering the teaching profession.
In glaucomatous humans, direct comparisons between tafluprost and the fixed combination of dorzolamide/timolol have demonstrated that the former drug is more effective in lowering the IOP and the ocular pulse amplitude (SEO & HA, 2015).
8,9) A relatively recent meta-analysis evaluated 41 eligible randomized clinical trials on 53 arms investigating the efficacy of 6 FCs after medicine-free washout periods and reported the relative reductions for mean diurnal IOP as 34.
Among the 13,873 facility operations included in SAMHSAs 2015 National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services, some 6,261 indicate they offer IOP (45%).
The distributions of all continuous variables, including IOP of the right eye (OD), IOP of the left eye (OS), tear production of the OD, and tear production of the OS, were analyzed by the Shapiro-Wilk test.
On the basis of this consideration, the previous population-based studies in Caucasians have generally reported a positive relationship between the increasing IOP and age.
The main factors affecting IOP are aqueous humour dynamics, choroidal blood volume, central venous pressure and the extraocular muscle tone.
Vita Nonwovens' current management team has co-invested with IOP and will remain in place, with Kevin Womble serving as president and Jason Johnson serving as chief operating officer.