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DIATON tonometer, aka Glaucoma Eye Test, the world’s only through the Eyelid, non-corneal tonometer available to general, primary and family physicians to quickly and painlessly screen for glaucoma in an in-office setting without directly touching the eyeball or using the numbing drops, is presented at Pri-Med East in Boston by BiCOM Inc.

Visit BiCOM Inc and view Diaton tonometer in Action at Pri-Med East Booth #1134

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Sixty million Americans are at RISK for developing Glaucoma. Glaucoma is usually symptomless and vision loss is irreversible. Timely diagnosis and appropriate treatment are key to glaucoma prevention.

Most insurance companies require Glaucoma testing as part of the Preventive Care Services Act.

General, primary and family physicians, who are on the forefront of seeing patients at risk of glaucoma each day, now are able to use Diaton through the eyelid tonometer for quick glaucoma…

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Corneal thickness is important because it can mask an accurate reading of eye pressure, causing doctors to treat you for a condition that may not really exist or to treat you unnecessarily when are normal. Actual IOP may be underestimated in patients with thinner CCT, and overestimated in patients with thicker CCT.

This may be important to your diagnosis; some people originally diagnosed with normal tension glaucoma may in fact be more accurately treated as having regular glaucoma; others diagnosed with ocular hypertension may be better treated as normal based on accurate CCT measurement. In light of this discovery, it is important to have your eyes checked regularly and to make sure your doctor takes your CCT into account for diagnosis.

 

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Best Gift for the Eyeball! Tonometry Through Eyelid by Diaton Tonometer

Best Gift for the Eyeball! Tonometry Through Eyelid by Diaton Tonometer

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INTRAOCULAR PRESSURE (IOP) MEASUREMENT WITH DIATON® PEN TONOMETER

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INTRODUCTION:

 

DIATON® Tonometer Pen ( BiCOM Inc, USA)  is Non-corneal, Non-contact, Transpalpebral (through eyelid) handheld tonometer.

 

DIATON® PEN TONOMETER is a handheld, pen-shaped device used for measuring intraocular pressures (IOP). The DIATON Pen tonometer calculates pressure by measuring the response of a free-falling floater, as it rebounds against the tarsal plate of the eyelid and the sclera.

 

The patient is positioned so that the tip of the device and lid are overlying sclera, in either sitting or supine position. 

 

Non-corneal and transpalpebral tonometry does not involve contact with the cornea and does not require topical anesthetic…

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Tonometer Pen for Emergency Department – Intra-ocular Pressure Test through Eyelid

Originally posted on Tonometer, Tonometry, Tonometers & Glaucoma Information:

St. Josephs Hospital, an affiliate of Hospital Sisters Health System selects DIATON tonometer for its Emergency Department to assist physicians to quickly and painlessly evaluate Intraocular Pressure (IOP) for Glaucoma.  Diaton tonometery advanced technology allows to measure IOP through eyelid without use of numbing drops and without influence of corneal properties or past eye surgeries.

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The measurement of intraocular pressure is perhaps the most important clinical parameter contributing to the diagnosis of glaucoma.

BiCOM’s tonometer Diaton offers several clinician-friendly features, facilitating easy integration into a hospital or Emergency Department (ED) setting. The design is adaptable to a physician’s current set up, eliminating the need for dedicated space and lowering end-user cost. The compact ergonomic and handheld design also allows for easy transport from room to room or office to office, and includes convenient storage case when not in use.

Diaton tonometer takes the measurement through eyelid and sclera, with that…

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 Through the Eyelid tonometry technology introduced by BiCOM Inc – home   of tonometer Diaton to thousands of ophthalmologists at the American  Academy of Ophthalmology   – The Eye MD Association at McCormic  Convention Center, Chicago, IL.    Diaton tonometer is handheld, pen  like ophthalmic tonometer  to measure intraocular pressure (IOP) for  glaucoma in children and  adults.

Diaton Tonometry  is a revolutionary Non-Corneal approach to measuring intraocular  pressure (IOP) THROUGH THE EYELID   and over Sclera – no contact with the  cornea, no anesthesia or  sterilization is required. BiCOM’s pen-like,  hand-held, portable device   is perfect for measuring eye pressure and  helps ophthalmologists and optometrists in diagnosis and prevention of  blindness caused by  glaucoma. This ophthalmic device is irreplaceable  for mass glaucoma  screenings.

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Tonometer Diaton – Transpalpebral tonometry through eyelid by BiCOM Inc

Unlike  Goldmann tonometry which is based on the Imbert–Fick law   and is  effected by CCT and other corneal parameters and corneal  diseases, where  small area of the membrane is flattened to measure  pressure of the  internal fluid.  Evidence shows that variations in CCT may greatly  influence Goldmann tonometry reading.  Parameters such as membrane  elasticity, rigidity and other biomechanical properties can  influence  the accuracy of the intraocular pressure readings.

Diaton tonometry    solves most of the corneal issues by implementing Newton’s Second Law    and a Ballistic principle to obtain IOP.  Readings with Diaton Tonometer  are taken over the upper eyelid, at the tarsus and over the sclera, not  the cornea.

Recent   clinical  study “Comparison of Accuracy of Diaton Transpalpebral  Tonometer Versus  Goldmann Applanation Tonometer, Dynamic Contour  Tonometer and Ocular  Response Analyzer “ concluded:  “Transpalpebral  Tonometry is an accurate  method of  IOP measurement that is also  independent from the  biomechanical characteristics of cornea.  It can  be recommended for IOP  measurements of patients diagnosed with glaucoma   including those cases  where cornea pathology or cornea characteristics  have been altered”.

Tonometer Diaton is the solution in the following cases when the use of other devices is problematic or impossible:

* Mass screening of patients.

* IOP control during clinical observation and selection of adequate hypotensive therapy for glaucoma patients.

* Serial tonometry for obtaining Diurinal curve.

* IOP can be obtained without removing contact lenses.

* IOP measuring in immobilized patients – measurement can be done sitting or supine.

* IOP measuring in children. Measurement is taken outside of the visual field.

* Patients with the following conditions: chronic conjunctivitis,   corneal pathology including keratitis, keratotone, corneal dimness,   after penetrating keratoplastics, keratoprosthesis, laser refractive   correction, high degree of ametropy, astigmatism.

* On patients with medicinal allergies.

* Lasik / LASEK / PRK (Diaton can be used for IOP measurement right after these surgeries)

Diaton    tonometer is a perfect device for early diagnosis of glaucoma in   primary eye care, pediatric optometry and is a must have for any   ophthalmic surgery practice.

More information on Diaton tonometer, including clinical trials data and demo video can be found at http://www.TonometerDiaton.com    or by calling BiCOM Inc., at the Toll Free number 1-877-diatons   (877.342.8667). Diaton tonometer is priced very competitively and is   delivered complete with training Video/DVD describing full procedure   step-by-step, battery, calibration plate, carry case in addition to the   Test/Training Eye™ which is included with each unit.

About BiCOM Inc.

BiCOM,    is a privately held company with its 19 years of tradition and global    clientele, has proven to be the enterprise of the highest level of   professionalism, integrity and financial solvency. A unique team of   engineers, medical, legal and business experts makes BiCOM Inc. the   right place for global talent to find support and guidance. BiCOM Inc.  sees its mission in bringing to market innovative products developed and   manufactured worldwide.

Diaton Tonometer is currently represented in over 60 countries and growing.  More about BiCOM Inc,. at http://www.BiCOM-Ophthalmic.com

Press Contact – Alina Lagoviyer / Media Relations   BiCOM Inc. 151 East Walnut Street Long Beach, New York 11561   Phone: 1-877-342-8667

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Diaton Tonometer – Tonometry Through Eyelid Presented at International Vision Expo West VEW, Las Vegas 

 Unique Diaton Tonometer Presented at the International Expo West VEW in  Las Vegas, NV.  Diaton is the only tonometer to allow measurements of  intraocular pressure IOP through upper eyelid and sclera without effect or touching the eye.  Diaton tonometer plays a major role in glaucoma  detection in over 60 countries.

 

Major Benefits of Diaton Tonometer:
  • No contact with the cornea (only upper eyelid)
  • No anesthesia drops
  • No risk of infecting
  • No consumables (no need to purchase tips/covers..etc.,)
  • No sterilization
  • + To view Diaton tonometry Video – Click the image or link below: http://tonometerdiaton.com/index.php?do=home.training

 

Diaton Tonometer   provides reliable measurements and makes it possible to diagnose  glaucoma in its early stages, allowing you to devise an appropriate care   and treatment plan. Diaton is effective in obtaining IOP measurements for many challenging patient populations, including: those with chronic   conjunctivitis, erosions, edema and corneal dimness; people who have  undergone corneal surgeries; and immobilized patients and children.  Also, patients do not need to remove their contact lenses.

 

Presenting   Diaton tonometer at International Vision Expo West at Sands Resort, Las  Vegas is a great opportunity to showcase unique non-corneal and  non-contact capabilities of this new tonometry technology to thousands  of optometrists and other eye care professionals.

 

In Review of Optometry   interview Dr. May says – “Since the device does not touch the cornea, there is little risk of corneal abrasion or decreasing visual acuity.  Additionally,   there is no dependence on corneal pachymetry.” Sterilization and  anesthesia are not required, and the measurement range spans from 5mm Hg   to 60mm Hg. A single measurement takes no longer than three seconds,  and one set of batteries provides at least 1,500 measurements, according   to the manufacturer.

 

More information on Diaton tonometers, including clinical trials data and demo video can be found at http://www.TonometerDiaton.com   or by calling BiCOM Inc., at the Toll Free number 1-877-DIATONS  (877.342.8667). Diaton tonometer is delivered complete with training  Video/DVD describing full procedure step-by-step, battery, calibration  plate, carry case in addition to the Test/Training Eye™ which is  included with each N477 unit.

 

About BiCOM Inc.

 

BiCOM,   with its 19 years of tradition and global clientele, has proven to be the enterprise of the highest level of professionalism, integrity and  financial solvency. A unique team of engineers, medical, legal and  business experts makes BiCOM Inc. the right place for global talent to  find support and guidance. BiCOM Inc. sees its mission in bringing to  market innovative products developed and manufactured worldwide.

 

Diaton Tonometer is currently represented in over 60 countries and growing. More about BiCOM Inc,. at http://www.BiCOM-Ophthalmic.com phone:  1-877-342-8667

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