Lincoln, NE
A 58-year-old female asked:

Optometrist uses puff air to measure eye pressure and opthomologist says that is not an accurate test. is that right?

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Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 31 years experience
Ocular Pressure: The puff of air that optometrist use measures the response of the eye to the puff of air, the doctor can make a rough estimate of the intraocular pressure. The one an ophthalmologist measures is more accurate because he touches the eye directly, that way obtaining a better/acurate measurement.
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