pneumotonometry

pneumotonometry

(noo″mō-tō-nom′ĕ-trē) [ pneumo- + tonometry]
A noninvasive method of estimating the intraocular pressure of the eye by exposing the cornea to a sudden puff or blast of air. It is less reliable than applanation tonometry.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Schmetterer, "Estimation of ocular rigidity based on measurement of pulse amplitude using pneumotonometry and fundus pulse using laser interferometry in glaucoma," Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, vol.
Hjortdal, "Repeatability, reproducibility, and age dependency of dynamic Scheimpflug-based pneumotonometer and its correlation with a dynamic bidirectional pneumotonometry device," Cornea, vol.
Newson et al., "The influence of central corneal thickness and age on intraocular pressure measured by pneumotonometry, non-contact tonometry, the Tono-Pen XL, and Goldmann applanation tonometry," The British Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.