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Are you 40-plus? Do You Know Your EYE Pressure? January is Glaucoma Awareness Month – Get Tested

are you in your 40s

 

New York, NY (PRWEB) January 9, 2008 — Did you know that High Eye Pressure may lead to Glaucoma and even Blindness? BiCOM Inc., with its new Tonometer Diaton now allows to painlessly test eye pressure through the Eyelid without contact with the cornea, use of anesthesia, or risk of infection.

 

BiCOM Inc., as well as the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) with 27,000 members worldwide http://www.aao.org and American Optometric Association (AOA) representing 34,000 members http://www.aoa.org urge you to get your eyes checked regularly.

 

According to the National Eye Institute (NEI), risk factors for glaucoma include age 40+, race, steroid use, past eye injuries, as well as a history of diabetes, cardiovascular disorders, migraine headaches and nearsightedness.

 

“Glaucoma is treatable if detected early. What better month than January, Glaucoma Awareness Month, to visit your eye doctor, ask them about Tonometry, and get your eyes fully checked.”

 

Diaton tonometer, through the eyelid Tonometry Exam, can be found and performed in 1000’s of locations worldwide such as Hospitals, Emergency Rooms, Nursing& Elderly Homes. It has been noted that even General & Specialty Practitioners are joining Ophthalmologists and Optometrists in the Fight with Glaucoma.

 

Tonometry is the name of the procedure to test Eye pressure or IOP and can be done by most Ophthalmologists and Optometrists. “With the introduction of our unique Tonometer Diaton – tonometry through the Eyelid, we’re proud to challenge Glaucoma, a ‘silent thief of sight’, that carries an ever increasing threat of causing blindness as the aging population is growing in the U.S. and abroad,” said Roman Iospa, CEO of BiCOM Inc.

 

By 2020, 43 million Americans will suffer significant vision loss or even blindness, the Academy predicts. Aside from protecting the eyes from accidents, early detection and treatment of vision-threatening problems is the Key to protecting one’s sight and quality of life for later years.

 

More about Trans-Palpebral Diaton Tonometry at http://www.TonometerDiaton.com

 

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. currently represents and supports Diaton tonometer in over 30 countries.

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