Corneal Ultrasound Pachymetry

In corneal pachymetry an ultrasonic probe is placed on the anesthetized cornea to precisely measure corneal thickness.  

  • Pre-clinical safety studies use pachymetry to ensure that compounds do not alter corneal thickness (corneal function).
  • Clinically, pachymetry is useful in the evaluation of corneal diseases and in the diagnosis and detection of glaucoma.