Intraocular pressure measurement in rodents

Iok Hou Pang, Wan Heng Wang, J. Cameron Millar, Abbot F. Clark

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The ability to measure intraocular pressure in rodents is very important for the advancement of glaucoma research. This review article describes various currently used methods, such as, microcannulation, servo-null micropipette, Tonopen tonometer, rebound tonometer, Goldmann applanation tonometer, Schiötz indentation tonometer, pneumotonometer, and optic interferometry tonometer. Their principles of operation, advantages and limitations, as well as a calibration method are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)465-468
Number of pages4
JournalChinese Journal of Ophthalmology
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1 May 2008


  • Glaucoma
  • Muridae
  • Tonometry, ocular


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