corneal touch threshold

corneal touch threshold (CTT) 

The minimum pressure (in force per unit area, such as mg/mm2) exerted against the cornea which can just be felt. See aesthesiometer; hyperaesthesia; corneal sensitivity.
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In addition, the mean corneal touch threshold was 29.
Factors that may influence the corneal touch threshold (CTT) values have already been studied in horses (BROOKS et al.
The Cochet-Bonnet esthesiometer is used to determine the corneal touch threshold (CTT), at which a blink reflex, retraction of the eyeball or incursion of the third eyelid is induced in response to a stimulus (MULLER et al.
Corneal touch threshold (CTT) was measured in the right eye of each horse in the nasal, ventral, dorsal and temporal regions, approximately 2mm from the limbus, and in the center of the cornea, using a Cochet-Bonnet esthesiometer (Luneau Ophthalmologie, Chartres Cedex, France) (Figure 1).
Table 1--Median values [+ or -] semi-interquartile range of corneal touch threshold for central, nasal, temporal, ventral and dorsal corneal regions of 145 healthy adult horses.
Central corneal touch threshold (CCT) was assessed by a blinded examiner using a Cochet-Bonett[R] esthesiometer (Lunaeu, France).
01), therefore repeated measures ANOVA followed by Bonferroni multicomparison test was used to check for differences in the percentage of wound area and corneal touch threshold between each time point.
Before induction of corneal ulceration, corneal touch threshold (CCT) (g [mm.