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Blood Sugar Intraocular Pressure Relationship
The blood sugar concentration or blood glucose level is the amount of glucose (sugar) present in the blood of a human or animal. The body naturally tightly regulates blood glucose levels as a part of metabolic homeostasis. Glucose is the primary source of energy for the body's cells, and blood lipids (in the form of fats and oils) are primarily ...Read more
Glaucoma is uncommon: Your eye pressure is usually normal. Elevated pressures that are too high for too long can hurt the delicate eye tissue. The nerve can die and the vision can be lost. You can have the pressure measured easily at the eye doctors office. The test is simple and no pain Keep us posted ...Read more
Generally no: The normal eye pressure range is 10-21. Anything above this might be elevated but you will not feel that elevation until the value reaches the high 40's or above. This is why pressure should always be taken when you visit your ophthalmologist as the feeling of pressure is not a clue for the patient. ...Read more
Mm Hg: Or torr.Get a more detailed answer ›
Great question : We know high IOP is the biggest risk factor, but other than that, genetics, aging, certain ethnicity (African American, Latino, Asian), thin corneas, high myopia, migraine, raynauds, systemic hyper- or hypotension, diabetes, chronic corticosteroids, eye injury, inflammation, & probably many more (yet to be determined) factors. Early detection w/ a comprehensive eye examination beginning under 40. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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