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

By December 30, 2017 No Comments

Did you know that High Eye Pressure may lead to Glaucoma and even Blindness? What better month than January, National Glaucoma Awareness Month, to visit your eye doctor, ask them about Tonometry, and get your eyes fully checked. Many children and adults are afraid to go to the eye doctor for regular checkups because they don’t want their eyes touched – with Diaton, painless, Through the Eyelid tonometer fear no more and Get Tested!

January is National Awareness MonthBiCOM 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 Diaton through the Eyelid Tonometry, and get your eyes fully checked”, – says Roman Iospa CEO of BiCOM Inc.,

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,” added 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.

Glaucoma Risk Factors

Are you at risk for glaucoma? Those at higher risk include people of African, Asian, and Hispanic descent. Other high-risk groups include: people over 60, family members of those already diagnosed, diabetics, and people who are severely nearsighted. Regular eye exams are especially important for those at higher risk for glaucoma, and may help to prevent unnecessary vision loss.

To Find more information about National Glaucoma Awareness Month visit: https://www.glaucoma.org/news/glaucoma-awareness-month.php

To learn More about painless through the eyelid Diaton Tonometry visit http://www.TonometerDiaton.com

About BiCOM Inc:

BiCOM, home of Diaton glaucoma diagnostic tonometer pen – committed to the global fight against blindness caused by glaucoma. A unique team of engineers, medical, legal and business experts makes BiCOM Inc., uniquely placed to provide Diaton diagnostic tonometer, which measures intraocular pressure (IOP) through the eyelid and sclera, making it possible to diagnose glaucoma on the early stage and appoint necessary treatment and medicines and provide a more favorable outcome for the patient.

For more information about Diaton tonometer and purchase options visit: http://www.tonometerdiaton.com  or dial 1-877-DIATONS ( 1-877-342-8667)

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

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