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Thumbs Up at ARVO for Diaton Tonometer - New Through Eyelid Glaucoma Test Clinical Study Presented, Results as Accurate as Gold Standard
Date:5/26/2009

Unique Transpalpebral and Transcleral Diaton Tonometer is presented at The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology ARVO by BiCOM Inc. New Clinical Study presented "Accuracy of Transpalpebral Tonometer Diaton Compared to Goldmann Applanation Tonometer in Normal and Glaucomatous Eyes". "It works," says Dr. Mark Latina, the inventor of Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT).

Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) May 26, 2009 -- Transpalpebral and Transcleral Diaton Tonometry is a unique approach to measuring intraocular pressure (IOP) THROUGH THE EYELID - without contact with the cornea, no anesthetic drops or sterilization is required. BiCOM's pen-like, hand-held, portable medical device is ideal for measuring eye pressure (IOP) and helps ophthalmologists, optometrists and primary care physicals in diagnosis and prevention of blindness caused by glaucoma, the number one cause of preventable blindness in the United States. This new ophthalmic device http://www.TonometerDiaton.com is irreplaceable for mass glaucoma screenings in children and adults.

Yet another successful clinical comparison to the Gold standard study presented at ARVO 2009, "Accuracy of Transpalpebral Tonometer Diaton Compared to Goldmann Applanation Tonometer in Normal and Glaucomatous Eyes" by Authors: M.A. Latina 1, T.A. Shazly 2, R. Iospa 3, E.W. Chynn 4. From 1 Reading Health Center, Reading, MA; 2 Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary MEEI, Boston, MA; 3 Bicom, Inc., New York, NY; 4 Park Avenue Laser Vision, New York, NY.

In an interview with Ocular Surgery News at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology meeting, Dr. Latina said IOP measurements with the Diaton tonometer are equivalent to Goldmann applanation tonometry. The Diaton device offers a safe, noncontact method of measuring pressure via the eyelid, he said.

"It works," said Dr. Mark Latina the inventor of Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT).

"It gives you a reasonable estimation of the pressure without having to anesthetize the cornea through a transpalpebral approach."

Tonometer Diaton is the perfect solution in the following cases when the use of other tonometry devices is problematic or impossible: Keratitis, Conjunctivitis, Keratotone, Cornea Dimness, Keratoprosthesis, Keratoplastics, LASIK, LASEK, PRK, Astigmatism, Ametropy, etc.,

Diaton tonometer is intended for use by Inpatient & Outpatient Clinics such as Hospitals, Emergency Rooms, Nursing & Elderly Homes, General & Specialty Practitioners as well as Ophthalmologists and Optometrists.

BiCOM Inc. covers the full scope of customer service, which involves client training, follow ups, hotline support, sales support. To obtain more information on the device or to make a purchase, visit the official website, http://www.TonometerDiaton.com, or call BiCOM at the toll free number 1-877-diatons (877-342-8667).

At ARVO booth #920 BiCOM Inc., provides demonstrations and hands on training.

About BiCOM Inc.,

BiCOM, with its 15 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.

BiCOM represents and supports Diaton tonometer in over 50 countries and growing.

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