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the measurement of intraocular pressure by determining the amount of force needed to make a slight indentation in the cornea

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5% proparacaine and fluorescein was instilled into the eye and IOP was measured by Goldmann applanation tonometry.
Central index of pulse wave augmentation (AIx-calculated using applanation tonometry and the obtained tracing of the pulse wave at the radius, brachial blood pressure measurement and estimation of central pressures (i.
Radial artery applanation tonometry for continuous non-invasive arterial pressure monitoring in intensive care unit patients: comparison with invasively assessed radial arterial pressure", Br J Anaesth, vol.
All of the cases were examined by an ophthalmologist by means of a slit-lamp Ophthalmoscope and Applanation tonometry and the occurrence of POAG in them was confirmed.
All IOP recordings were made between 09:00 am-12:00 am and were performed using Goldmann applanation tonometry.
The Diaton tonometer is particularly useful in cases where standard direct applanation tonometry is difficult or not viable, including pediatric patients, in presence of certain corneal pathology, following corneal surgery and in cases of eye trauma, concluded the company.
For instance, variation in CCT affects applanation tonometry accuracy, because a 10% change in CCT may result in an approximately 3.
Comparison of intraocular pressure measurement between rebound, non-contact and Goldmann applanation tonometry in treated glaucoma patients.
Effect of Central Corneal Thickness on Dynamic Contour Tonometry and Goldmann Applanation Tonometry in Primary Open-angle Glaucoma.
Intraocular pressures as measured by applanation tonometry were 12 mmHg in both eyes, and a dilated fundoscopic examination revealed bilateral serous retinal detachment and optic disc edema (Figure 1a).
The investigators used applanation tonometry to capture radial pulse waveforms at four time points in 70 women with preeclampsia undergoing magnesium therapy for seizure prophylaxis.
Arterial stiffness in both smokers and non-smokers was measured using a new but well-established method called applanation tonometry.
Also at 15 years, 102 patients had an applanation tonometry assessment that determined their central arterial stiffness.