Measuring intraocular pressure

Kingsley C. Okafor, James D Brandt

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There is no perfect tonometer, and clinicians must choose which to use in their daily practice, balancing accuracy, precision, convenience, and cost. Clinicians should recognize that a single IOP measurement is but an often error-prone snapshot of a widely varying physiologic parameter. IOP data should only be used in the context of the overall clinical picture.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)103-109
Number of pages7
JournalCurrent Opinion in Ophthalmology
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2015


  • Central corneal thickness
  • Corneal hysteresis
  • Glaucoma
  • Intraocular pressure
  • Tonometry

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology
  • Medicine(all)

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