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What does NTG stand for?

NTG stands for Normal Tension Glaucoma

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37) This may have implications for refining diagnostic parameters as reduced choroidal thickness appears to be the most influential factor on the occurrence of normal tension glaucoma in high myopes.
He said the findings might explain why in eastern Asia there was a high rate of normal tension glaucoma - a form of the eye disease that leads to blindness without the usual increase in pressure inside the eyeball.
Intra ocular pressure (IOP) can be elevated, or be at a normal level, which helps to differentiate between normal tension glaucoma (NTG) (the latter) from primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) (the former) ere are also those who have order hypertension or 'suspicious' discs, who are deemed to be as risk of developing POAG.
The Foundation for Glaucoma Research has a 13-year history of coordinating national and international research, including the Glaucoma Research Eye Donor Network, which provides glaucomatous eye tissue to researchers, and the Normal Tension Glaucoma Study, a widely respected and important international study which the foundation manages and helped design.