digital massage

digital massage,

n a manual technique developed to increase blood flow to the area of the oral cavity where dentures are worn. The technique involves a moderate, pulse-squeeze movement with the index finger and the thumb over the affected region.
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Since the IOP was not recordable prior to surgery and on the day of the surgery, it was decided that after giving local anesthetic block to the left eye, digital massage should not be given, so that the tone of the eyeball was firm.
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