, Volume 35, Issue 5, pp 641–641 | Cite as

Effect ofβ-phenylethylamine on intraocular pressure

  • S. Miyake
  • H. Ichikawa
  • K. Yagi


Upon injection of β-phenylethylamine (PEA) into the subconjunctival space of rabbit, intraocular pressure increased. This effect went parallel with the amount of PEA transferred into the anterior chamber, which indicates that intraocular pressure was elevated by direct action of PEA.


Intraocular Pressure Direct Action Anterior Chamber Subconjunctival Space 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Miyake
    • 1
  • H. Ichikawa
    • 1
  • K. Yagi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Ophthalmology, and Institute of Biochemistry, Faculty of MedicineUniversity of NagoyaNagoya(Japan)

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