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Tonometry

  1. Be Safe & Clear with Tonoclear Disposable Applanation Tonometer Prisms

    Be safe & clear with Tonoclear disposable applanation tonometer prisms

    If you are currently using hydrogen peroxide or alcohol to disinfect your Goldmann applanation tonometers, now is the perfect time to clearly see the benefits

  2. Why You Should Take High Eye Pressure Problems Seriously

    Why You Should Take High Eye Pressure Problems Seriously

    Anytime an individual visits an eye doctor, one of the key areas that will be checked is the intraocular eye pressure (IOP) and whether high eye pressure problems exist. IOP is a measure of the amount of pressure on the interior of the eye, which is made up of various gels and fluids designed to help

  3. Taking a Deeper Look at Tonometer Reading Values

    Taking a Deeper Look at Tonometer Reading Values

    Tonometer reading values are vital optometric measurements used to in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of glaucoma. Specifically, you'll use tonometer reading values to determine which patients you will treat, and you'll

  4. Can You Trust the Accuracy of Intraocular Pressure Measurements?

    Can You Trust the Accuracy of Intraocular Pressure Measurements?

    Although Goldmann applanation tonometry remains the gold standard for determining IOP, several factors leave eye care professionals wondering whether they can truly trust the accuracy of intraocular

  5. Testing Your Device with General Tonometer Calibration Tips

    Testing your device with general tonometer calibration tips

    Created more than 50 years ago, Goldmann Applanation Tonometry is still the golden standard for measuring intraocular pressure (IOP) today, which is the only known modifiable risk factor for glaucoma. In addition to being

  6. A Quick Look Into the Different Types of Tonometers

    A quick look into the different types of tonometers

    Although there are several different types of tonometers, they all operate with the common goal of helping eye care professionals measure the intraocular pressure (IOP) on the interior of a patient's eye. The IOP measurement helps optometrists and ophthalmologists determine a patient's risk for developing

  7. A Guide to Tonometer Prism Disinfection & Key Infection Control Measures

    A guide to tonometer prism disinfection and key infection control measures

    Eyecare professionals have an unwavering commitment to protect patients as well as staff members from infections while in the office. In order to accomplish this hefty feat, all instruments that contact the patient's ocular surfaces must be disinfected, including the tonometer prism disinfection. Failing

  8. Reusable vs disposable tonometer prisms: how to prevent epidemic keratoconjunctivitis

    Since the introduction of Dr. Goldmann's applanation tonometer (GAT) in 1950 there has been concern about cross contamination of patients due to improper tonometer prism disinfection. A recent study by Micro Scientific Industries

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