Icare Versus Haag-Streit Applanation Tonometer

2014-08-27 03:12:18 | BioPortfolio


The clinical performance of Icare ONE Tonometer TA02 was compared to a Goldmann type applanation tonometer (Haag-Streit). Data was collected according to ANSI Z80.10-2003 (ISO 8612.2) standard. Subjects were eligible for the study if they had no exclusion criteria specified in the ANSI/ISO standard. One eye from 260 subjects was selected for the study. The minimum sample size according to the standard is 150. One eye of each subject was selected for the study by an investigator, based on the history of the patient, results of an external examination of the eye with slit lamp, keratometry readings, and prior knowledge of the intraocular pressure (IOP) range. The Icare ONE Tonometer TA02 in comparison to the reference tonometer (Goldmann type tonometer).

Study Design



Intraocular Pressure


Glaucoma Service, Department of Opthalmology, Helsinki University Central Hospital




Icare Finland Oy

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