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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Yang
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Imbalance: High eye pressure is due to an imbalance of inflow and outflow of fluid in the eye. More fluid is being produced than is exiting, and the pressure wi ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Glaucoma: Intraocular pressure, iop. Normal is between 10-21. This is an indicator of the relative pressure in the eye. Fluid is formed behind the lens and f ... Read More
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Dr. Keshav Narain
29 years experience Retinal Surgery
Eye Pressure changes: With respiration, position, time of day etc. Consistently high eye pressures are associated with glaucoma, a disease of the optic nerve causing loss ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Needs evaluation: See an ophthalmologist for evaluation.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
35 years experience Ophthalmology
High eye pressures: Can cause glaucoma. This is a condition which damages the optic nerves. Early on, this causes basically no symptoms. It initially affects small foc ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lily Bhattacharya
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Go see an : eye doctor as this is serious and could indicate brain tumor and its not clear why you are asking. I hope your eyes are ok and your family's too. Eye ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
The same way: Treatment of eye pressure high enough to cause problems is the same for teenagers as it is for adults. This would be a sequence of eyedrops, laser an ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bud Kurwa
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
Contradictory quest: The definition of glaucoma is elevated pressure that causes optic nerve damage. So if there is anything that results in increased eye pressure that ca ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
14 years experience Ophthalmology
Many things: Glaucoma is caused by high intraocular pressure. Some people can have high pressures (ocular hypertension) and not have developed glaucoma yet. Many ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Contact lens care: Poor contact lens hygiene can lead to eye irritation and infection but will not directly cause your eye pressure to go up. If the infection is severe ... Read More

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