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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Age-related changes in intraocular pressure in a large Japanese population.
uniquely placed to provide Diaton diagnostic tonometer, which measures intraocular pressure (IOP) through the eyelid and sclera, making it possible to diagnose glaucoma on the early stage and appoint necessary treatment and medicines and provide a more favorable outcome for the patient.
As lost vision cannot be recovered, continuous control of intraocular pressure is necessary for the rest of the patient's life.
One part of the ophthalmic examination is the assessment of intraocular pressure (IOP) by tonometry.
The Phase I/II trial with SYL040012 will be performed at the Navarra University Clinic and the Ramon y Cajal University Hospital in Madrid on patients with intraocular pressure of 21 mm Hg or greater.
Lowering of intraocular pressure is correlated with a reduction in visual field progression and the strategy of reducing intraocular pressure to a target value is explored with reference to large-scale treatment trials and the Enropean Glaucoma Society treatment algorithm.
The iSense System, comprising a portfolio of implantable MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical-Systems) sensors that couple to a handheld reader, enables wireless and direct measurement of intraocular pressure (IOP).
Key words: intraocular pressure, ophthalmology, rebound tonometry, avian, black-footed penguin, Spheniscus demersus
Stamer's approach offers a new way to control intraocular pressure in the management of glaucoma and we look forward to his progress.
Neptazane (methazolamide) is indicated in the treatment of ocular conditions where lowering intraocular pressure is likely to be of therapeutic benefit, such as chronic open-angle glaucoma, secondary glaucoma, and preoperatively in acute angle-closure glaucoma where lowering the intraocular pressure is desired before surgery.
Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty is the new treatment in the fight against glaucoma, by lowering intraocular pressure with little or no discomfort and no need for drops.
In addition, the Phase 2a study achieved statistical significance in demonstrating lowered intraocular pressure (IOP) with both once-daily and twice-daily treatment.