oa South African Medical Journal - The effect of increased barometric pressure on intra-ocular pressure and aqueous dynamics: a preliminary report
|Article Title||The effect of increased barometric pressure on intra-ocular pressure and aqueous dynamics: a preliminary report|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Baragwanath Hospital and Department of Ophthalmology, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Dec 1968|
|Pages||1254 - 1256|
|Keyword(s)||Aqueous dynamics, Increased barometric pressure, Intra-ocular pressure and Ophthalmology|
The intra-ocular pressure was demonstrated to remain unaltered in rabbits on single Schiotz tonometry readings under increased barometric pressure, but the facility of outflow of aqueous humour is decreased under hyperbaric conditions.
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