IOP is the pressure inside the eye. Tonometry is the test to measure ithe IOP.
Why Doctor may ask for this Exam?
Tonometry is a routine test in evaluation and ocular exam. Eye Doctor may ask for this test for the following patients:
What will happen during this Exam?
In the test, a drop (Fluorscine) is instilled in the eye and the pressure is measured with a special built-in device in the silt lamp called applanation tonometer.
How much time does it takes?
This test takes about 1-2 minutes