Tonopen

Last updated 20.09.12

 

Definition

-  Rapid, easy test of intra-ocular pressure for Dx of Glaucoma

 

Features

-  Used in full assessment of eye

 

Equipment

-  Tono-Pen

-  Local anaesthetic eye drops

 

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Procedure

-  Apply local anaesthetic eye drops

-  Wait 5 seconds for effect

-  Lightly press end of Tono-Pen into sclera

-  Repeat multiple times

 

Application

 

 

 

Reference

 

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