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Normal Intraocular Pressure

Elevated intraocular pressure is a risk factor for developing glaucoma.

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The measurement of intraocular pressure is a way to determine the amount of aqueous fluid in the front of the eye. Normal intraocular pressure requires a balance between aqueous fluid production and fluid drainage, and in people with glaucoma, this mechanism becomes unbalanced.

To learn more about normal aqueous fluid production and normal aqueous drainage access the video.

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