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A 25-year-old female asked:

Can a er doctor pressing on my eyes to produce a vagal response to slow down hr, cause damage to someone with ocular hypertension

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Unlikely: The brief interval during such pressure might slow or stop the circulation for several seconds but it will not do any harm unless prolonged.

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