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289 Postural changes in IOP become a problem when one depends on an examination under anesthesia to determine IOP in children or those developmentally challenged. The anesthesia reduces IOP (see below) but the act of placing the patient supine increases the IOP. Furthermore, positioning on the table, straight, Trendelenburg or reverse Trendelenburg will affect the IOP – with Trendelenburg causing an increase in IOP and the reverse Trendelenburg a decrease. All these factors have to be melded into interpreting the measurement.

5 g) on the eye raises IOP. The rise in pressure reflects the dispensability of the ocular coats, a property termed ocular rigidity. All of the tables that relate the change in volume to the IOP assume a normal ocular rigidity, and this introduces a substantial error for some measurements. , myopia,117 strong miotic therapy,117 retinal detachment surgery,118,119 or compressible gas120) give falsely low Schiøtz IOP readings. 121 4 Fig. 4-11 The Impact–Rebound Tonometer (ICare). 122 Although none of these alterations is as important during tonometry as it is during tonography (see Ch.

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