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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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7) When used in small eyes, repeated measurements are needed with the applanation tonometer to gain valid results, (9) leading to increased stress and possible reduction of IOP because of the effect of tonography.
There will be 'very special pricing' on Tonosafe disposable prisms and the Perkins Mk3 applanation tonometer.
Comparison of the rebound tonometer (Tonovet[R]) with the applanation tonometer (TonoPen XL[R]) in normal Eurasian eagle owls (Bubo bubo).
Tenders are invited for Supply Of Slit Lamp-( Led Bulb ) - Haag Type- 5 Step Magnifications With -R- Type Applanation Tonometer -With Motorized Table & Standard Accessories,To Rims Raichur
10) Mechanical tonometers appeared from the early 1860s and included the Maklakoff Applanation Tonometer and the Schiotz, introduced in the early 20th Century.
Tenders are invited for Photo Slit Lamp With Applanation Tonometer
Abraham LM, Espasinghe NCR, Selva-Nayagam DN, Casson RJ (2008) Comparison of the ICare (R) rebound tonometer with the Goldmann applanation tonometer by experienced and inexperienced tonometrists.
It is well-known that central corneal thickness (CCT) affects the estimate of IOP using an applanation tonometer.