A series of 64 patients (I19 eyes) subjected 10 years previously to water provocative tests on a suspicion of simple glaucoma were followed up. At that time the intraocular tension exceeded 20 mmHg, hut there were no optic disc changes and no visual field defects. T h e follow-up examination comprised ophthalmoscopy, visual acuity, gonioscopy, intraocular tension, and perimetry. Setting a rise of S mmHg as the lower limit, the water provocative test ten years previously had been positive in 31 eyes. Nine of t…
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