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Why eye pressure raise?

Why eye pressure raise?

Glaucoma: For the eye to function, a balance must exist between the aqueous fluid secreted by the ciliary body, and the outflow of fluid by way of the trabecular meshwork. If too much fluid is produced or too little drains out, the intraocular pressure increases, since after infancy, the eyeball cannot expand like a balloon. Untreated elevated eye pressure damages the optic nerve possibly causing blindness. ...Read more

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Eye Pain (Definition)

Depends on further explanation by history and findings on evaluation and examination. An ophthalmologist can resolve this issue ...Read more


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Can your eye pressure change?

Can your eye pressure change?

Yes: It always fluctuates throughout the day and night normally for all people. ...Read more

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Constant eye pressure feeling?

Constant eye pressure feeling?

See an eye doctor: They will evaluate your for increased pressure (glaucoma.). ...Read more

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What is a normal eye pressure range?

What is a normal eye pressure range?

It has a wide range: Best to know what your normal range is upon measurement at the eye doctor, and that your optic nerve is looking healthy. That's a better indicator. So although intraocular pressures of 12 to 22 would be considered normal, there are normotensive and low tension glaucoma which can occur at normal low pressures and still cause eye disease. ...Read more

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Are eye pressure medications effective

Are eye pressure medications effective

Generally so: All anti-glaucoma medications have been thorougly tested and will lower the eye pressure in most cases. Sometimes more than one is needed at a time and in a few cases the pressure does not respond well and so laser and operative surgery is done. ...Read more

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What foods can cause high eye pressure?

What foods can cause high eye pressure?

Foods ; eye pressure: Plants with anticholinergic properties from the family solanaceae can cause narrow angle in some patients ; cause high eye pressure: atropa belladonna (deadly nightshade), mandragora officinarum (mandrake), hyoscyamus niger (henbane), datura and brugmansia. ...Read more

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What commonly leads to high eye pressure?

What commonly leads to high eye pressure?

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 within the eye goes up. This is commonly seen in glaucoma and ocular hypertension. ...Read more

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Is there a way to check eye pressure at home?

Is there a way to check eye pressure at home?

Yes: http://www.ophthalmic.com.my/icare-one-hand-held-tonometer/q?pid=154&doit=order this device wil require pt education but is reliable based on the popular icare tonometer used by many ophthalmologists. ...Read more

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Please tell me what does high eye pressure mean?

Please tell me what does high eye pressure mean?

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 flows into channels in the front of the eye. Elevated pressure can indicate glaucoma, that can cause vision loss by damage to the optic nerve. It is typically painless. Low pressure can indicate the eye is very sick, from inflammation or scarring. ...Read more

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What should I do to lower my eye pressure level?

What should I do to lower my eye pressure level?

Eye drops: Usually, eye pressure can be lowered simply with the application of certain pressure-lowering eye drops. Sometimes, though, drops are not enough, and surgery is required. You ophthalmologist can make that determination. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have an eye pressure of 64?

What does it mean to have an eye pressure of 64?

High: It means an error or if really elevated that high, then the drain of the eye is not working and steps need to be taken to bring the pressure down immediately or glaucomatous damage to the nerve will occur. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have dangerous eye pressure?

What does it mean to have dangerous eye pressure?

Glaucoma: When the eye pressure is high enough to cause permanent damage to the optic nerve it is dangerous. The higher it is, the more dangerous because the damage will occur much quicker. ...Read more

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My eye pressure measured 18. Should i be concerned?

Probably not: The average eye pressure is between 10 and 22 and can vary during the day. In the absence of glaucoma, 18 should be fine. ...Read more

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How to get relief for grandma's eye pressure & pain?

How to get relief for grandma's eye pressure & pain?

Take her to eye doc: Time to take your grandma to her optometrist or ophthalmologist to evaluated cause of eye pressure (glaucoma/) & pain. Don't wait because narrow angle or angle closure or closed angle glaucoma is urgent. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/glaucoma/basics/causes/con-20024042 & http://www.webmd.com/eye-health/glaucoma-eyes. ...Read more

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Is there any way to keep eye pressure down naturally?

No: There are no natural treatments to lower the intraocular pressure. Elevated pressures should be evaluated by your eyecare professional to see if treatment is indicated. ...Read more

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Does putting wet mud on your eye relieve eye pressure?

Does putting wet mud on your eye relieve eye pressure?

Wet mud: The wet mud cools the lid skinand exfoliates the skin. This typically makes the eyes comfortable by relieving eye pressure. ...Read more

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Why did I pass out while getting my eye pressure taken?

Why did I pass out while getting my eye pressure taken?

Vasovagal: Fancy word for reduction in blood pressure resulting from fear and anxiety. Having your doctor talk you through the process should alleviate your fears and make the process easier. ...Read more

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What type of exercise do you need to lower eye pressure?

What type of exercise do you need to lower eye pressure?

None work: There are many things to lower eye pressure from your ophthalmologist but no exercise, diet or natural product can do this. ...Read more

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