Tag - tonometry

Tonometry

Tonometry An early warning for glaucoma, this simple test can detect low eye pressure, or IOP (intraocular pressure), an indicator of other eye disorders such as inflammation, a detached retina and a poor blood supply to the eye. It’s quick, and...

Tonometry:CJD scare

As the infectious agent of the spongiform encephalopathies is present in the cornea of an infected person - and the equipment used in the two contact forms of tonometry is not properly disinfected between tests - the test can spread Creutzfeldt...

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