volume 51, issue 1, P58-66 2009
DOI: 10.1111/j.1755-3768.1973.tb08246.x
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M. S. NORN

Abstract: Conjunctival sensitivity has been studied using Cochet & Bonnet's esthesiometer on a series of 102 normal eyes. Measurements were performed on 18 areas of each eye. The cornea was found to be the most sensitive, after which followed the lid margin. The caruncle was less sensitive, and the conjunctiva the least so. The mean values found in the stated four regions were 12 mg, 53-58 mg, 63 mg, and 83-96 mg per 0.0113 mm*, respectively. No local differences were noticed within the conjunctiva nor within the lid m…

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