Physiology and Role of Intraocular Pressure in Contemporary Anesthesia.

Abstract

More than 26 million Americans suffer with cataracts, and with 3.6 million cataract extractions performed annually in the United States, it is the most common surgical procedure. The integrity of the delicate structures of the eye that mediate vision is dependent on the intraocular pressure (IOP). Yet, IOP acts to compress the vessels within the globe-akin… (More)
DOI: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000002544

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