How often is glaucoma pressure reading equipment tested for accuracy?
MAY 10, 2016
Since measuring intraocular pressure is so pivotal in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma, how is tonometry equipment calibrated (checked for accuracy) and how often is this carried out?
With a Goldmann Applanation Tonometer, there is a calibration weight bar that comes with every device. The manufacturer recommends a monthly calibration.