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In Vivo Measurement of Aqueous Flare in Human Eyes. Diurnal Variation and Drug Effects

  • M. Araie
  • M. Mori
  • T. Oshika
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Abstract

Recently, a new instrument which can quantitatively measure aqueous flare in the anterior chamber in vivo has been developed. This instrument, the laser flare-cell meter, is easy to use and sufficiently sensitive in measuring faint flare which cannot be detected by conventional slit-lamp illumination (Sawa at al. 1988). In the present study, this instrument was employed to reexamine Anjou’s unconfirmed but interesting finding that the aqueous flare in normal human eyes shows diurnal variation (Anjou 1961) similar to intraocular pressure (IOP) (Drance 1960; Phelps et al. 1974), aqueous flow (Ericson 1958; Reiss et al. 1984) and outflow facility (Boyd and McLeod 1964; Takeda and Azuma 1978).

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Diurnal Variation Intraocular Pressure Anterior Chamber Aqueous Flow Laser Trabeculoplasty 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Araie
    • 1
  • M. Mori
    • 1
  • T. Oshika
    • 1
  1. 1.TokyoJapan

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