How is increased intraocular pressure (IOP) treated following chemical burns to the eye?

Updated: Oct 08, 2019
  • Author: Mark Ventocilla, OD, FAAO; Chief Editor: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS  more...
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The use of aqueous suppressants is advocated to reduce IOP secondary to chemical injuries, both as an initial therapy and during the later recovery phase, if IOP is high (>30 mm Hg).


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