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.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Chinese Journal of Ophthalmology|
|State||Published - 1 May 2008|
- Tonometry, ocular