We also got to do practical activities such as RGP fit assessments and Goldmann applanation tonometry.
What does AT stand for?
AT stands for Applanation Tonometry (ophthalmology)
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- Applanation Tension (pressure in the eye)
- Applanation Tonometer (ophthalmology)
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The intraocular pressure was assessed by means of applanation tonometry (Tonopen-XL, Mentor, Norwell, MA, USA) after a topical administration of 0.
The investigators used applanation tonometry to capture radial pulse waveforms at four time points in 70 women with preeclampsia undergoing magnesium therapy for seizure prophylaxis.
In applanation tonometry, you are given drops to numb your eye, and a pressure-sensitive tip is placed against the eye to measure its pressure.
In a patient with a thicker than average CCT, applanation tonometry will overestimate the true IOP while, conversely, in a patient with a thinner than average CCT, applanation tonometry will underestimate the true IOP.
With the TonoVet rebound tonometer, reliable results can be obtained quickly (less than 1 second per corneal touch) and, because of the small contact area, application of a topical anesthetic is not required, whereas applanation tonometry necessitates local anesthesia.
28mmHg with Goldmann applanation tonometry (GAT), for every 10pm increase in CCT.