Goldmann applanation tonometer

Gold·mann ap·pla·na·tion to·nom·e·ter

an applanation tonometer that flattens only 3 mm2 of cornea, used with a slitlamp.

Gold·mann ap·pla·na·tion to·no·me·ter

(gōld'mahn ap'lă-nā'shŭn tō-nom'ĕ-tĕr)
An applanation tonometer that flattens only 3 sq. mm of cornea, used with a slitlamp; used to measure intraocular pressure.


Hans, Swiss ophthalmologist, 1899-1991.
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The influence of corneal thickness and curvature on the difference between IOP measurements obtained with a non-contact tonometer and those with a Goldmann applanation tonometer.
Their IOPs were measured with Goldmann applanation tonometer.
1) concluded that "Because Tono-Pen (TP) measurements were lower than Goldmann applanation tonometer (GAT) measurements and non-contact tonometer measurements were higher than GAT measurements, patient follow-ups, treatment strategies, and surgery plans must be organized taking these differences into consideration".
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Intraocular pressure (IOP) was measured with Goldmann applanation tonometer (GAT) and peripapillary RNFL thickness was measured in four quadrants with SD-OCT (Topcon 3D OCT-1000 Mark II) in all subjects.
The objective of this study was to compare intraocular pressure measurement with Goldmann Applanation tonometer (GAT) and non-contact Air-Puff tonometer (APT).
Intraocular pressure (IOP) in both groups was measured using gauged Goldmann applanation tonometer (GAT).
The Goldmann Applanation Tonometer (GAT) is regarded as the reference standard for checking IOP.
Intraocular pressure was measured using Goldmann Applanation tonometer on slit lamp.
The most commonly used tonometer is the Goldmann Applanation tonometer (Fig.
IOP was measured with the standard Goldmann applanation tonometer at the same time every morning.