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What is the device that looks like a pencil used to test for glaucoma?

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Tonopen: The tonopen is a device that looks like a big pencil. It measures the pressure in the eye similar to standard applanation though not as accurate.
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