The Importance of Habitual 24-Hour IOP Measurement

  • John H. K. LiuEmail author
Part of the Advances in Visual Science and Eye Diseases book series (AVSED, volume 1)


For this presentation, the habitual intraocular pressure (IOP) is defined as sitting IOP during the day and supine IOP during the night. We will discuss IOP with a period not shorter or longer than 24 h. Since most of our IOP data are obtained using a pneumatonometer that is not considered clinical gold standard, the emphasis will be on the IOP pattern along the day and night instead of the absolute IOP levels.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyShiley Eye Institute, University of CaliforniaSan DiegoUSA

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