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VOLUME 6 , ISSUE 3 ( September-December, 2012 ) > List of Articles

REVIEW ARTICLE

Tonometry and Care of Tonometers

Rajat Maheshwari, Nikhil S Choudhari, Manav Deep Singh

Keywords : Tonometry, Tonometers, Intraocular pressure

Citation Information : Maheshwari R, Choudhari NS, Singh MD. Tonometry and Care of Tonometers. J Curr Glaucoma Pract 2012; 6 (3):124-130.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10008-1119

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2012

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2012; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Intraocular pressure (IOP) remains the only modifiable risk factor in the management of glaucoma. Hence, IOP and its appropriate measurement deserve our ongoing interest. Over the years, not only has our understanding of glaucoma changed but also has changed our approach to the measurement of the IOP. This review is an attempt to elucidate the commonly techniques of tonometry, and critically evaluate each of them, in current glaucoma practice.


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