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298–300 Other investigators have explored neural control of IOP by the parasympathetic system. 301 Cholinergic drugs lower IOP by increasing outflow facility. 302 Finally, other investigators have sought central nervous system centers that might control IOP. Some researchers have found that stimulation of specific diencephalic areas in experimental animals alters IOP, whereas other researchers303,304 believed these effects were non-specific in nature. The third ventricle is close to the hypothalamus and other diencephalic centers.
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