Copenhagen 2016 Registration Programme Exhibitor Information Virtual Exhibition Satellite Meetings Glaucoma Day 2016 Hotel Star Alliance

10 - 14 Sept. 2016, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

This Meeting has been awarded 27 CME credits


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Comparison of Goldmann and ORA tonometers in newly diagnosed, untreated, POAG and OHT eyes

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First Author: J. Paz Moreno-Arrones SPAIN

Co Author(s):    C. Sanchez Barahona   G. Bolivar De Miguel   C. Gutierrez Ortiz   M. Teus           

Abstract Details


To evaluate the IOP using Goldmann applanation tonometer (GAT) and the Ocular Response Analyzer (ORA) in primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) and ocular hypertension (OHT) eyes.


Service Of Ophthalmology, University Hospital Príncipe De Asturias


Observational, cross sectional study. Newly diagnosed, untreated POAG and OHT eyes were included.


51 POAG and 34 OHT eyes were analyzed. We found that IOPcc was significantly higher than GAT-IOP in POAG (p=0.0002) while we did not find any significant difference between both tonometers in OHT (p=0.1).


GAT in untreated POAG eyes seems to underestimate the real IOP, while GAT tonometry in OHT eyes seems to be quite accurate.

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