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TONOMETRY: The Basis for Diagnosing Glaucoma and Evaluating Therapeutic Response

Intraocular pressure (IOP): The pressure created by the continual renewal of fluids within the eye. The normal range of IOP is 10 to 21 mmofHg. Mechanism of IOP It consists of:a. Formation of aqueous humorb. Drainage of aqueous humor Intraocular Pressure can be measured by: Manometry Tonometry Manometry: Only direct measure of IOP USES Used […]

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Glaucomatous Optic Disc

Roles of Glaucomatous Optic Disc Diagnosis Primary open angle glaucoma is a common eye disease characterized by loss of the axons of the retinal ganglion cells leading to progressive loss of vision. The site of damage to the axons is at the level of the lamina cribrosa in the optic nerve head. The mechanism of […]