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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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IOP was measured with Goldmann applanation tonometer.
How Often the Goldmann Applanation Tonometer Should be Checked for Calibration Error?
IOP was checked with Goldmann applanation tonometer between 0900-1200 hrs to eliminate the effect of diurnal variation.
Comparison of a rebound and an applanation tonometer for measuring intraocular pressure in normal rabbits.
There are various types of tonometers like Goldmann Applanation tonometer (GAT), Air Puff tonometer (APT), Perkin's tonometer, and Transpalpebral tonometer.
The Goldmann Applanation Tonometer (GAT) is regarded as the reference standard for checking IOP.
The most commonly used tonometer is the Goldmann Applanation tonometer (Fig.
Intraocular pressure using Goldman applanation tonometer was 16 mmHg on both eyes (OU).
Then Perkins' hand-held applanation tonometer was used to measure the IOP both in the sitting and lying position.
Mumbai, Jan 21 (ANI/Business Wire India): Ophthalmic instrument specialist Keeler has recently launched its first Applanation Tonometer to rival the Goldmann.
IOP was measured with the standard Goldmann applanation tonometer at the same time every morning.
Both he and Edelman prefer to use an applanation tonometer instead, which actually touches the eye to measure resistance and is considered more accurate as well as painless.
To date, the Schiotz applanation tonometer has been the most widely used device for IOP measurement in the primary care setting.
Medtronic Ophthalmics also produces the Tono-Pen(R)XL, the leading portable applanation tonometer for monitoring intraocular pressure and ENDOLaser, an endoscopic laser treatment designed to reduce the production of aqueous fluid.