(Presseportal openBroadcast) - Groundbreaking tonometry technology from BiCOM Inc., now allows Emergency Departments and Rooms (ED / ER) in hospitals to accurately screen patients of all ages for elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) through eyelid and sclera, without touching the eyeball direct and without need of numbing drops. Unique tonometer Diaton eliminates the risk of infection or scratching the cornea and obtains IOP independent of central corneal (CCT) properties or influence of past eye surgeries as reading is done over the upper eyelid and sclera, making it user and patient friendly.
“The measurement of intraocular pressure (IOP) is perhaps the most important clinical parameter contributing to the diagnosis of glaucoma and other acute eye conditions that are being seen in emergency rooms and departments. Our innovative, Through the Eyelid tonometry technology constantly receives great user feedback from many physicians using the Diaton tonometer in many hospitals and clinics from around the nation.” - says Roman Iospa, CEO of BiCOM Inc,.
BiCOM’s tonometer Diaton offers several clinician-friendly features, facilitating easy integration into a hospital or Emergency Department (ED) Room (ER) setting. The design is adaptable to a physician’s current set up, eliminating the need for dedicated space and lowering end-user cost. Requirement of constant tonometer calibration in eliminated. 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 allows to accurately measure IOP through eyelid and sclera, with that topical anesthetic, such as Proxymetacaine, Tetracaine or Proparacaine is not needed. Contact lenses do not need to be taken out either.
Product Features & Major Benefits:
- Easy to use. Handheld, portable, pen-like device
- No contact with the cornea (only upper eyelid and sclera)
- No need for anesthesia drops or removal of contact lenses
- Safe: No risk of infecting or scratching cornea
- Cost efficient: No consumables (no need to purchase replacement tips/covers, etc.)
- No sterilization (just alcohol swab is used to wipe off the tip)
- Accurate: No pachymetry needed (independent of cornea)
- Ready-to-use: Daily calibration not required
For more Information on Diaton tonometer or to view the Demo Video – visit: http://www.TonometerDiaton.com
Medical personnel could use this easy to use device in emergency, operating-room and other hospital settings as well as urgent care centers. Eye care practitioners will certainly find Tonometer Diaton beneficial in both office and outreach settings as it does not require corneal applanation or anesthesia.
In Emergency Room or Department (ER / ED) and Acute Care, Urgent Care settings IOP measurement is indicated in cases of acute eye injury, acute eye pain, red eye, and acute loss of visual acuity. Normal intraocular pressure ranges between 10-21 mmHg.
Diaton tonometer is cost efficient and is priced very competitively at only $2,750 USD and it is delivered complete (no need to purchase additional accessories, tips, covers, probes..etc.,), Two Year Warranty, Calibration Tester/ Training Plate (no need for daily tonometer calibration ), Carry Case, Battery and How-to Tonometry Training Video in 5 different languages + phone based training support.
Diaton tonometer can be ordered online at: http://www.tonometerdiaton.com/index.php?do=home.OrderForm
More information on the Diaton tonometry pen device, including clinical trials date, user videos and testimonials can be found at http://www.TonometerDiaton.com or by calling BiCOM Inc. at the toll free number 1-877-DIATONS (1-877-342-8667).
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