Rebound Tonometer (I care Tonometer) (U.S.A.)

 
Purpose

For recording of intra-ocular pressure

 
Advantages

Fast recording

Reproducible

No need for anesthetizing drops or color stain application

Hence NIL chance of allergies

Can be compared to Goldmann Tonometer

 
Procedure
With the patient in supine or prone position, the tonometer is placed on the forehead of the subject. Once balanced, the button is pressed and a probe repeatedly moves forward and backward and records the IOP. Multiple readings are obtained and an average is given by the instrument.