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August 1967

The Genetic Determination of Ocular Pressure in the Normal Eye

Author Affiliations

Iowa City
From the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Iowa, Iowa City.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1967;78(2):187-192. doi:10.1001/archopht.1967.00980030189011

Two independent studies of first degree relatives with clinically normal eyes revealed that the ocular pressure level is genetically determined and that the mode of inheritance is polygenic multifactorial in nature.