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MANSOUR F. ARMALY; Interpretation of Tonometry and Ophthalmoscopy. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 1972;11(2):75-79.
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I am asked to orient my presentation to the practicing ophthalmologist in developing general operational guidelines for interpreting tonometric and ophthalmoscopic findings. I shall focus my attention on the adult primary glaucomas and briefly allude to some secondary forms. In discussions of this nature, it is customary to speak of open-angle glaucoma because of the complexity of its detection and management as well as its insidious and virtually asymptomatic course. However, it is important to keep in mind that closed-angle glaucoma is not any less threatening to visual function of the adult and deserves equal attention because of its amenability to cure by a simple surgical procedure. Therefore, I shall point to findings that should arouse suspicion of this entity.
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