July 1971
Volume 10, Issue 7
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Theory and Calibration of the Schiøtz Tonometer
Author Affiliations
  • ROBERT A. MOSES
    Department of Ophthalmology, Washington University School of Medicine 660 South Euclid, Saint Louis, Mo. 63110
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science July 1971, Vol.10, 534-538. doi:
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      ROBERT A. MOSES; Theory and Calibration of the Schiøtz Tonometer . Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 1971;10(7):534-538.

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Abstract

Previous theoretical treatment of the Schiøtz tonometer assumed the posterior corneal surface to be the surface of reference. Experimental results indicate that in indentation tonometry the strain-bearing surface of the cornea, and hence the surface of reference, lies anteriorly.

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