Continuous Monitoring of Intraocular Pressure

  • Ron E. P. Frenkel
  • Max P. C. Frenkel
  • Shamim A. Haji


To date, the only way to directly measure intraocular pressure (IOP) is by manometry. The true pressure inside the eye cannot be determined by pressing on the outside of the eye (tonometry). At present, there are two problems with our current clinical methods of measuring IOP: namely, the lack of true accuracy and the inability to detect variations.


Glaucoma Patient Corneal Thickness Glaucoma Medication Corneal Hysteresis Corneal Resistance Factor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ron E. P. Frenkel
    • 1
  • Max P. C. Frenkel
    • 2
  • Shamim A. Haji
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyUniversity of Miami, Bascom Palmer Eye InstituteMiamiUSA
  2. 2.Department of OphthalmologyEye Research FoundationStuartUSA
  3. 3.Eye Research Foundation, East Florida Eye InstituteStuartUSA

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