24-hour IOP fluctuation: myth or reality?

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Quaranta L, Riva I, Oddone F. 24-hour IOP fluctuation: myth or reality?. MAIO [Internet]. 2016 Dec. 15 [cited 2022 Jun. 25];1(2):103-9. Available from: https://www.maio-journal.com/index.php/MAIO/article/view/29

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glaucoma; intraocular pressure; fluctuation; 24-hour


Existing literature is divided on the importance of short-term intraocular pressure fluctuation as an independent factor of glaucoma development and progression. In this paper we present evidences for and against the value of 24-hour intraocular pressure fluctuation in the evaluation and prognosis of patients with glaucoma. Potential directions for future studies and the role of new instruments for continuous intraocular pressure monitoring will be presented.



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