Journal of the Korean Ophthalmological Society 1991;32(3):281-286.
Published online March 1, 1991.
Comperieon of the Tono-Pen and the Goldmann Applanation Tonometry in Csreening Test.
Hee Seang Yoon, Gyu Hyun Jin, Joon Youn Kim, See Heun Rho
Department of Ophthalmology, ColIege of Medicine, Dong-A University, Busan, Korea.
집단 안압측정에 있어서 Tono - Pen tonometry 와 Goldmann applanation tonometry 의 비교연구
윤희성(Hee Seong Yoon),진규현(Gyu Hyun Jin),김준연(Joon Youn Kim),노세현(Sae Heun Rho)
Abstract
Tono-Pen was portable, miniaturized digital electronic tonometer. We compared Tono-Pen with Goldmann applanation tonometer through the mass screen studies on 634 eyes of 317 patients to evaluate the reliability of the Tono-Pen in determining intraocular pressure(IOP). We found 60% of the Tono-Pen readings to be within +/-1.5 mmHg of the Goldmann applanation tonometry readings and 85% to be within +/-2.5 mmHg difference. The correlation coefficient between the readings of the two instruments was 0.85. The Tono-Pen tonometry corresponded well to the Goldmann applanation tonometry in the 11 to 20 mmHg interval. We concluded that Tono-Pen tonometry is very useful in screening test to measure the intraocular pressure.
Key Words: IOP;screening test;Tono-Pen


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