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What are the long-term effects of low eye pressure?
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Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Ophthalmology
In brief: There are no known
No known adverse effects from low eye pressure, unless extremely low (like after a glaucoma surgery).

In brief: There are no known
No known adverse effects from low eye pressure, unless extremely low (like after a glaucoma surgery).
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology
In brief: Retinal changes
If the eye pressure is extremely low - say less than 8 mm hg the retina can get swollen - called hypotony maculopathy.
Most frequently seen in post-glaucoma surgery patients. Choroidal effusion can also be present as well as increased risk of choroidal hemorrhage.

In brief: Retinal changes
If the eye pressure is extremely low - say less than 8 mm hg the retina can get swollen - called hypotony maculopathy.
Most frequently seen in post-glaucoma surgery patients. Choroidal effusion can also be present as well as increased risk of choroidal hemorrhage.
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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