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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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Eye Pain (Definition)

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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 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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What does it mean to have an interocular eye pressure of 22?

What does it mean to have an interocular eye pressure of 22?

Watch it.: This is "borderline high" pressures. Any higher and would be considered ocular hypertension. Good to check corneal thickness (pachymetry) as this has a direct effect on pressure readings. Still, not much to worry about. ...Read more

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Does increased eye pressure mean that I have glaucoma?

Does increased eye pressure mean that I have glaucoma?

Maybe: Glaucoma means the pressure in the eye over time has caused damage to the optic nerve. Increased eye pressure is a risk factor for glaucoma but it does not necessarily mean you have it. Examination and evaluation by an eye md can help determine if you have glaucoma or are at risk of glaucoma and if treatment is needed. ...Read more

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My optician said I have high eye pressure. What does this mean?

My optician said I have high eye pressure. What does this mean?

Rule out glaucoma: Eye pressure normally runs between 10 and 20mmhg (milimeters of mercury). If the pressure runs higher, eye doctors want to evaluate if there is an underlying cause for it, such as glaucoma. Other factors can cause the pressure to appear high , such as a thick cornea or excessive squeezing during the test. Have a full dilated eye examination soon. ...Read more

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If your eye pressure is 20 what does that mean? He told me it was high but do i need to worry about anything? Would this cause migranes and headaches?

If your eye pressure is 20 what does that mean? He told me it was high but do i need to worry about anything? Would this cause migranes and headaches?

Probably fine: A pressure of 20 is within the normal range. You need to know your corneal thickness (pachymetry). The thicker, the better At your age eye pressure problems are rare. Eye pressure does not cause migraines or other headaches. ...Read more

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Doctor said my eye pressure is borderline, what does that mean?

Doctor said my eye pressure is borderline, what does that mean?

Suspect glaucoma : Your eyes have a normal range of pressure that your eye doctor checks to screen for glaucoma. The 'normal' range is 10-21. Borderline means on the border, so your pressure may be 20-21. There are other things to check for glaucoma including optic nerve cupping and visual field testing. Make sure the docto checked your corneal thickness because that can effect the pressure measurement.. ...Read more

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Corneal thickness is 510+ 2. In glaucoma does that mean you add 2 points to my eye pressure reading of 15?

No: The more important way to judge the pressure in the eye is whether or not there is any evidence of damage from pressure on the optic nerve head. The corneal thickness is a separate measurement the shows whether there is or is not an increased risk of developing glaucoma. Your measurement of 510 means that you do have an increase risk to developing glaucoma. ...Read more

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Moderate Glaucoma with low eye pressure but last exam Dr. says I have optic atrophy. What does this mean?

Moderate Glaucoma with low eye pressure but last exam Dr. says I have optic atrophy. What does this mean?

See a specialist: It is very common for people to be misdiagnosed with "Low Tension Glaucoma" or "Normal Tension Glaucoma." If you have optic atrophy, this means it is probably not glaucoma, and you need to see a specialist, such as a neuro-ophthalmologist, to check for other causes. This will likely include getting an MRI to check for a brain or optic nerve tumor. ...Read more

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I have an eye pressure of 22 on one eye. Is that a concern?

I have an eye pressure of 22 on one eye. Is that a concern?

Eye pressure 22?: Must put in context: need family history of glaucoma, systemic meds you are taking, ocular surgery?, corneal thickness , visual field status and optic nerve status. Once have these, can determine if 22 is too high or not. ...Read more

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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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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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How do I relief eye pressure ?

How do I relief eye pressure ?

Eye pressure: should be evaluated by an opthalmologist to make sure there is no glaucoma ...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?

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