from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Situated or occurring within the eyeball: intraocular pressure.

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  • adj. Inside or within the eye.


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  • A lens used to replace the natural lens after cataract surgery is called an intraocular lens or "IOL."

  • Glaucoma is commonly detected by measuring the pressure in the eye, also known as intraocular pressure (IOP).

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  • It was once believed that the cause of most or all glaucoma was high pressure within the eye, known as intraocular pressure (IOP).


  • It may also occur in the eye and is called intraocular or ocular melanoma; however it can occur anywhere on the ...

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  • That's a complaint known as intraocular hemorrhage, and it's a condition that may mean your pet has a circulatory disorder.

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  • Aside from the laser treatment, there are also new ways to cure the disease such as intraocular injections of steroid medications.

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  • The agency said there have been reports of elevations in intraocular pressure following repeated dosing of products like Lucentis and Avastin and that it was seen "in low frequency" among patients in the VEGF Trap-Eye studies.

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  • In clinical trials, Zioptan lowered intraocular pressure after three and six months of use, Merck said.

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  • The drug, Zioptan, treats elevated intraocular pressure in people with a form of glaucoma or ocular hypertension.

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  • Merck also has older drugs designed to reduce intraocular pressure, Trusopt and Cosopt, which have lost market exclusivity in the U.S. and some other countries.

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