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Is the meaning of increased eye pressure is same as consisting glaucoma?
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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
In brief: No
Not all increased eye pressure results in glaucoma.
Ocular hypertension is considered a glaucoma suspect and is followed until progressive optic nerve damage is detected, which can be a different pressure for different patients. Various ethnicities define elevated eye pressure with different cutoffs.

In brief: No
Not all increased eye pressure results in glaucoma.
Ocular hypertension is considered a glaucoma suspect and is followed until progressive optic nerve damage is detected, which can be a different pressure for different patients. Various ethnicities define elevated eye pressure with different cutoffs.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. Paul Cohen
Family Medicine
In brief: No
All human eyes have a 'pressure' within them called the intraocular pressure.
This pressure can be measured with a device called a tonometer. When the number goes near or above 20, usually a diagnosis of glaucoma is considered. This exam is usually performed by an opthalomologist. If you are contemplating this for yourself, you should seek one out.

In brief: No
All human eyes have a 'pressure' within them called the intraocular pressure.
This pressure can be measured with a device called a tonometer. When the number goes near or above 20, usually a diagnosis of glaucoma is considered. This exam is usually performed by an opthalomologist. If you are contemplating this for yourself, you should seek one out.
Dr. Paul Cohen
Dr. Paul Cohen
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