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How is a "target" IOP determined?

The determination of target pressure is based upon several factors. These include the baseline pressure or the pressures where someone has previously experienced glaucoma damage, the extent of damage to the optic nerve, as well as other predisposing factors that may affect an individual’s susceptibility to damage.

Answered by: James M. Heltzer, MDDr. James M. Heltzer

Categories: General Eye Health, Glaucoma

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Answered: Dec 20, 2013

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