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What Is Maximum Minimum Pressure In Eyes
0-70: Minimum 0 mmhg when the eye is completely collapsed and too much fluid is exiting the eye for the amount made. Maximum somewhere around 70 mmhg since eventually the eye can't make any more fluid (ischemic ciliary body). With repeated injections, you may be able to make the eye pressure higher. Glaucoma is when the pressure causes retinal ganglion cell loss (a different number for everyone). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are narrow angles in my eyes? I am 63 and dr. Said i was born with this. Why was it never diagnosed before? I do not have pressure in my e
Glaucoma suspects: Narrow angle is an anatomical configuration formed by the insertion of the iris as one side and the curve or the inner cornea on the other. People who have small eyes (usu far sighted), of certain ethnicities such as chinese, vietamese, korean may HAV higher risk for sudden elevations of eye pressure resulting from this narrow angle which can lead to acute glaucoma attack and loss of vision. L. ...Read more
Generalized issue: Your limited ; broad complaint is difficult to comment on. Way too many issues to address. Could be as simple as an uncorrected rx error to sinus problem. I would seek out a complete exam to try to pinpoint more specifically what may be going on. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hmmm: Those pressures are borderline high for most people. But there is no set cut-off for what normal is. It depends on the individual. Lots of factors go into play here including your history, the appearance of your optic nerves, the thickness of your cornea, and your visual field exam. Ask you ophthalmologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In most cases: the cause is not known. There are many possible causes of high pressure in the eyes including the use of certain drugs such as corticosteroids, pathologic states such as narrow angles, pigment dispesrion and pseudoexfoliation. An exam by an ophthalmologist can help you determine the cause in your case. ...Read more
Usually benign: The eye is richly innervated and has a dense collection of sensory nerves. These sometimes "fire" giving various sensations of which pressure is one. In most cases this is benign and of no signficance. You should be evaluated by your ophthalmologist if the vision is changing, there is persistent pain, or the eyes seem to bulge outward and become red and irritated. ...Read more
Not likely: If your eye pressure is high enough to cause pain, you would also experience hazy vision, nausea, and eye redness. Pressure behind the eyes is almost always due to sinus problems. Sinuses surround the eye socket and can cause what really feels like eye pain. See your family doc to sort things out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Difficult to say: The intraocular pressure could be elevated in the eyes. Sometimes being face down or upside down for a while can cause that. There are some things on exam that can be looked for that might put you at risk. Since you are in sanford, i would be happy to see you, if you wished. ...Read more
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