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Raised intra-ocular pressure


Intraocular pressure (IOP) is the fluid pressure inside the eye.

Patients who have been assessed as having normal visual fields, normal optic discs and van Herick angle and a raised IOP of:

Patients with a reading of over 23mmHg

will be referred to an accredited optometrist providing a referral refinement service. Those patients with a raised IOP will be assessed using Goldmann tonometry.

If your patient requires a further test to measure their intra-ocular pressure, please print a leaflet in the right panel, so they can make their own appointment with a local optician.

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