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Submitted by Marcel on Sun, 12/30/2007 - 1:36pm

 Hello people,

Just wanted to let you all know that I have bought a new tonometer to carry with me while not at home using the AT555.

After long time discussing with David I have decided to buy a new iCare tonometer, it is very compact so can be used travelling and at work.

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Pressure II and what is more to say on IOP???

Submitted by Marcel on Thu, 10/04/2007 - 9:33pm

When writing on altitude I was surprised to see the influence on barometric pressure and researched the web a bit more.

I did find some more information on altitude:

and stating completely the opposite:


Submitted by Marcel on Sun, 09/23/2007 - 7:32pm

As mentioned I will discuss pressure today. I have a mechanical engineering background and process pressures is one of the parameters I work with every day.

The intraocular pressure of an eye, IOP, is measured in mmHg which stands for millimetre Mercury column. In the old days barometers were U shaped glass tubes filled with Mercury and the height of the Mercury indicated barometric pressure.


Submitted by Marcel on Sun, 09/23/2007 - 6:57pm


May I introduce myself to people who do not yet know me:

I am a man of 45, live in The Netherlands, I am self employed, married with one daughter of 15 still at home.
I am a patient of Prof. Dr. Hans Lemij of the  Rotterdam Eye Hospital.

I have been diagnosed with Pigmentary Dispersion Syndrome and early stage glaucoma early 2006.

Mid March 2007 Dr. Lemij performed a Peripheral Iridotomy both eyes.

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