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Intraocular pressure refers to the tissue pressure within the human eye and is typically caused by the continual drainage and production of aqueous humors, states MedicineNet. The eye pressure is usually shown as millime... More »

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Eye pressure occurs when the eye does not produce and drain fluid properly, according to WebMD. The eye contains channels that drain fluid, and when those channels malfunction, the eye continues to produce fluid, resulti... More »

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Normal eye pressure is between 12 and 22 millimeters of mercury, state the Glaucoma Research Foundation. The method of measuring eye pressure is called tonometry and is done with a device called a tonometer. More »

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