Letters Glaucoma

Authors’ reply to Georgalas and colleagues

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f4216 (Published 02 July 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4216
  1. Anthony King, consultant ophthalmic surgeon and honorary associate professor clinical ophthalmology1,
  2. Augusto Azuara-Blanco, professor of clinical ophthalmology and honorary consultant ophthalmologist2,
  3. Anja Tuulonen, professor of ophthalmology3
  1. 1Nottingham University Hospital and University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2UH, UK
  2. 2Centre for Vision and Vascular Science, Queen’s University Belfast, Belfast, UK
  3. 3Tays Eye Centre, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
  1. anthony.king{at}nottingham.ac.uk

We thank Georgalas and colleagues for highlighting an important consideration when evaluating patients for glaucoma.1 2

Pachymetry needs to be considered when evaluating the risk of developing glaucoma in patients with ocular hypertension. It is recognised that Goldmann tonometry can underestimate intraocular pressure (IOP) in …

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