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May 1967

Clinical Evaluation of the AO Applanation Tonometer

Author Affiliations

New York; Buffalo
From the Knapp Memorial Laboratory of Physiological Optics, Institute of Ophthalmology of Presbyterian Hospital, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York (Dr. Campbell and Miss Rittler); and the American Optical Company, Instrument Division, Buffalo, (Mr. Dianetti and Mr. Bartfay).

Arch Ophthalmol. 1967;77(5):646-650. doi:10.1001/archopht.1967.00980020648015

A new applanation tonometer has been described. This instrument is an integral part of the slit lamp and uses conventional applanation techniques. A comparison clinically with the Goldmann tonometer indicates that there is little difference in performance of the two instruments.

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