ocular tension

oc·u·lar ten·sion (Tn),

resistance of the tunics of the eye to deformation; it can be estimated digitally or measured by means of a tonometer.

oc·u·lar ten·sion

(Tn) (ok'yū-lăr ten'shŭn)
Resistance of the tunics of the eye to deformation; it can be estimated digitally or measured by means of a tonometer. The pressure in the eye is measured in increased mmHg levels.
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Ocular tension and movements were within normal limit with an intact orbital margin and normal fundus examination.
We suspect that a common background exists between high ocular tension and metabolic syndrome and some potential pathophysiological mechanisms about metabolic syndrome and IOP have been revealed by recent research.
The finding of very similar ocular tension in hypertensive and non-hypertensive groups of third trimester pregnant women by Philip and Gore (22), contrasts with the association between vascular hypertension and open-angle glaucoma in elderly patients found in a previous study (14).
The objective of the test is to determine the tolerance and effects of the SYL040012 drug on the intraocular pressure of patients with high ocular tension.
Increased ocular tension and more extensive orbital inflammation were associated with loss of vision in a univariate analysis but became nonsignificant in the multivariate analysis.
Post: What is the next step if ocular tension isn't as low as you would like it in someone you consider to have normal tension glaucoma?
If the ocular tension is not as low as we want with our treatment, then we advance treatment to the next step.
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MANAGEMENT: includes both surgical and medical approaches to reduce raised intra ocular tension.