Use of the Perkins hand-held applanation tonometer in retinal detachment surgery.

Abstract

The applanation method is generally accepted as being the most accurate for measuring intraocular pressure. Perkins (i965) described a hand-held portable applanation tonometer. Whitty (I969) reported his results using this tonometer: he found that readings with the hand applanator were slightly (I-I-5 mm.Hg) lower than those taken with the Haag-Streit… (More)

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@article{Chignell1971UseOT, title={Use of the Perkins hand-held applanation tonometer in retinal detachment surgery.}, author={Andrew Chignell}, journal={The British journal of ophthalmology}, year={1971}, volume={55 9}, pages={644-6} }