With leaps into Tele-medicine, new focus is directed to at-home monitoring to supplement a patients normal treatment and care path. Enter the iCare HOME and HOME2 tonometers. The only portable rebound tonometers designed specifically for use by patients with Glaucoma. – C Epperson, MyEYES LLC.
Excerpt from the article:
“One big challenge with office-based tonometry alone is that IOP spikes can often occur at night or during early waking hours, said Barbara M. Wirostko, MD, at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. In fact, 24-hour monitoring has shown that nearly two-thirds of patients experience peak IOP outside regular clinic hours, most often occurring at night…”
This original editorial article was published in the February 2022 edition of AAO.org Magazine.