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Intraocular Pressure

  • Beat P. Mertz
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Abstract

() is the fluid pressure inside the eye. Tonometry is the method eye care professionals use to determine this. IOP is an important aspect in the evaluation of patients at risk from glaucoma. Most tonometers are calibrated to measure pressure in millimeters of mercury (mmHg).

Keywords

Intraocular Pressure Aqueous Humor Ocular Hypertension Anterior Chamber Angle Intraocular Pressure Measurement 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.SD Pharma Solutions Inc.VictoriaCanada

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