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Which is preffered for glaucoma testing--puff-air or applanation tonometry?

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Dr. Glenn Pomerance
Ophthalmology
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In brief: The latter

Goldmann applanation tonometry is the gold standard.
Non-contact tonometry (nct) is often used when contact methods are not indicated and is inherently less accurate due lid interference, poor alignment of the eye or dryness.

In brief: The latter

Goldmann applanation tonometry is the gold standard.
Non-contact tonometry (nct) is often used when contact methods are not indicated and is inherently less accurate due lid interference, poor alignment of the eye or dryness.
Dr. Glenn Pomerance
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