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AGE AND GENDER VARIATION IN INTRAOCULAR PRESSURE

Khalid I Almearaj

Basrah Journal of Surgery مجلة البصرة الجراحية
ISSN: 16833589 Year: 2006 Volume: 12 Issue: 2 Pages: 57-65
Publisher: Basrah University جامعة البصرة

Abstract

AGE AND GENDER VARIATION IN INTRAOCULAR PRESSUREKhalid I AlmearajDO, CABO. Lecturer in Ophthalmology, Department of surgery, College of Medicine, University of Basrah, Basrah � Iraq.AbstractDuring the last 7 years, the intraocular pressure (IOP) of 7000 males and females of different age groups were measured by Goldmann applanation tonometer. The results show a statistically significant decrease of IOP with age after the age of 30 years. They also show a higher reading in females than in males after the age of 40 years.