Home assessment of diurnal intraocular pressure in healthy children using the Icare rebound tonometer.

@article{Hsiao2012HomeAO,
  title={Home assessment of diurnal intraocular pressure in healthy children using the Icare rebound tonometer.},
  author={Ya-chuan Hsiao and Jacqueline R. Dzau and Meghan S. Flemmons and Sanjay G Asrani and Sarah J. Jones and Sharon F. Freedman},
  journal={Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus},
  year={2012},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={
          58-60
        }
}
BACKGROUND Although intraocular pressure (IOP) is known to vary with the circadian cycle in nonglaucomatous and glaucomatous eyes of adults, the clinical assessment of IOP often relies on periodic measurements obtained at office visits during daytime hours. Little has been reported on diurnal IOP patterns in healthy children. The purpose of this study was to evaluate diurnal IOP in normal eyes of healthy children with the Icare rebound tonometer and when recorded by a parent at home. METHODS… CONTINUE READING

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