Author(s): R.N. Weinreb, J.D. Brandt, D. Garway-Heath, F. Medeiros
Intraocular Pressure is the topic for the fourth Consensus record revealed beneath the auspices of the AIGS, now renamed because the World Glaucoma Association (WGA). The lively participation in our Project Forum e-Room began in January, 2007, by way of knowledgeable participants of the more than a few consensus committees. As achieved with prior stories, the initial report was once circulated to each and every of the member societies of the WGA, and extra feedback have been solicited for the report. Each member Society additionally was once invited to ship a consultant to wait the consensus assembly that was once held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on May 5, 2007. The record then was once mentioned widely right through the Consensus Meeting and Consensus Statements have been revised following those discussions. Intraocular Pressure is a subject that touches the essence of our subspecialty. Its size is a crucial side of glaucoma prognosis and remedy. For now, it’s the simplest modifiable chance issue. Measurement of IOP is a moderately fresh one century addition to our diagnostic armamentarium. Even although the size of IOP is moderately easy, it’s certainly not clear-cut. The biggest limitation is almost definitely the paucity of measurements which are acquired in apply. Although steady IOP-measurement is at the horizon, it nonetheless isn’t able for scientific apply. Arriving at a consensus continuously may also be circuitous and full of compromises. However, this chance is used to significantly assess the proof and expand consensus issues. The reader will in finding this consensus record instructive, sensible, and thought-provoking. Moreover, it has nice possible to have an effect on sufferers, each in my view and jointly, via each their care and analysis.