My experiences with self-tonometry

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 05/04/2010 - 3:00pm

I have been part of FitEyes since 2006 and I bought my tonometer in late 2006. I've been using it almost every day since then. I am very calm about measuring my IOP perhaps 2 or 4 times a day (or sometimes not at all if away from home).

While away from home I use drops 'just in case'; at home I might go for several days with no drops while I monitor my IOP with my tonometer .

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Consciousnes and Eye Pressure - further thoughts

Submitted by bstruss on Fri, 01/22/2010 - 1:17pm

 Here is what i have noticed after several months of recording my eye pressures. 

  • I can sometime detect an immediate correlation between a 'negative' or stressful thought (or anxiety) and an increase in my eye pressure.
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consciousness and eye pressure

Glaucoma Related to Anxiety and Depression

Submitted by dave on Sat, 11/15/2008 - 3:41pm


Over the last several years, original research conducted by has supported the observation that our internal state (which largely consists of our thoughts and emotions) is fundamentally related to the health of our eyes. Our physical health and our state of consciousness are intimately related and each can influence the other. However, in our model of health,consciousness is primary.

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