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The amount of intraocular pressure rise during pharmacological pupillary dilatation is an indicator of the likelihood of future progression of glaucoma
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    Re: Intraocular pressure rise during dilatation -author's reply

    Dear Dr Radcliffe and colleagues,

    Thank you for your comments. Two cases with the exfoliation syndrome and one with pigmentary glaucoma were included in our study. As you mentioned, dilatation of the pupil often causes a rise of intraocular pressure in such cases. However, none of the three individuals in our study had a significant rise of intraocular pressure or progression of glaucoma. Sincerely, George Sp...

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    Intraocular pressure rise during dilatation

    Dear Editor

    We read with great interest a recent report by Siam et al., “The amount of intraocular pressure rise during pharmacological pupillary dilatation is an indicator of the likelihood of future progression of glaucoma.” These authors report that the likelihood of optic nerve progression (defined by the disc damage likelihood scale, the glaucoma staging system 2, or both) in open angle patients is related t...

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