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February 1967

Constant Pressure Applanation Tonography: III. The Relationship of Tonometric Pressure to Rate of Loss of Ocular Volume

Author Affiliations

St. Louis
From the Department of Ophthalmology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1967;77(2):181-184. doi:10.1001/archopht.1967.00980020183007

Two patterns of the relationship between tonographic pressure and the facility of outflow have been shown using constant pressure applanation tonography. In one facility is constant, in the other facility decreases as pressure increases. The reason for the decrease in facility is not known.