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April 1969

Schiøtz-Applanation Disparity Following Retinal Detachment Surgery

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1969;81(4):534-537. doi:10.1001/archopht.1969.00990010536012

Changes in ocular rigidity following scleral surgery for retinal detachment were investigated in 115 eyes. The mean disparity between applanation and Schiøtz measurement of intraocular pressure averaged 8.6 mm Hg at one month and 5.8 mm Hg at six months following operation.