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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We can conclude that the intra-ocular pressure appeared to be higher than normal in subjects with diabetes.
Postoperatively the intra-ocular pressure remained normal and the macular oedema settled.
Most of them had lens dislocation, high intra-ocular pressure, ectopia lentis and severe ophthalmic complications like vitreous hemorrhage and retina detachment with vision for only hand movements or light perception (Table II).
"Glaucoma World Day activities will continue for one week at Hamad Hospital, where vision and intra-ocular pressure tests will be conducted for visitors from 11am to 3pm and from 7am to 3pm on the subsequent days," ophthalmology department chairperson and WGD national co-ordinator Dr Fatima al-Mansouri said.
Establishing the most appropriate treatment for a glaucoma patient is best accomplished with continuous monitoring of intra-ocular pressure (IOP).
Al Gefaili, 24, one of seven siblings, turned blind at the age of six due to glaucoma, a condition that progressively damages the optic nerve, usually due to high intra-ocular pressure. Two of his brothers - aged 22 and 11 - also suffer from the same condition, which doctors attribute to a genetic disorder resulting from marriage among relatives.
The purpose of this study was to determine normal ocular surface bacterial flora, tear production, and intra-ocular pressure in a captive flock of Humboldt penguins, Spheniscus humboldti.
This open, prospective randomised study was designed to evaluate the changes in intra-ocular pressure and haemodynamics after tracheal intubation using either the intubating laryngeal mask airway (ILMA) or direct laryngoscopy.
The condition can lead to an increase in intra-ocular pressure within the eye, causing it to enlarge.
Unlike primary open angle glaucoma (POAG)--associated with high pressure in the eye--it is unclear whether NPG patients benefit from medications that lower intra-ocular pressure. "We would maintain that there are large numbers of NPG patients who might benefit more from an auto-immune therapy," says Martin B.

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