At Fiteyes, we believe that the greatest wisdom concerning our management of glaucoma, is found in the feedback which we receive from our practice of self tonometry. This is especially true because all of us are different, and while there are many commonalities in the ways which our eye pressures react to internal states and outside influences, there can also be a great amount of individual variance. Most people who begin self tonometry have found the practice to be extremely valuable in the management of their disease, and in providing valuable feedback for their doctor. However, there can be pitfalls and learning curves in getting the most from the tonometer. Therefore, we have included experiences from some of our Fiteyes tonometry community below.
The following comes from Sally,
I have been using my Reichert AT555 for about 4 years now and really can't imagine not having an efficient way to monitor my IOP on a daily basis. I have learned so much about how to help myself improve my situation and care for my eye health. Here are some examples: