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October 1969

Dynamic Tonometry and Choroidal Melanoma: A New Diagnostic Approach

Author Affiliations

From Oslo University Eye Department, Rikshospitalet, Oslo.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1969;82(4):440-445. doi:10.1001/archopht.1969.00990020442003

A significant increase of the pulse-synchronous changes in eye tension is demonstrated in most eyes harboring choroidal melanomas. The pulsations in eye tension are recorded with a sufficient degree of accuracy by use of dynamic tonometry, a technique which accordingly may be of diagnostic value in this disease.

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