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Wednesday, August 29, 2007

POST-DE IOP & GLAUCOMA PROGRESSION

The amount of intraocular pressure rise during pharmacological pupillary dilatation is an indicator of the likelihood of future progression of glaucoma -- Siam et al. 91 (9): 1170 -- British Journal of Ophthalmology

This study concludes:


In patients with open-angle glaucoma, the amount of increase in IOP caused by pharmacological pupillary dilatation is related to the likelihood of future progression of glaucoma.