Diaton Tonometer Glaucoma Eye Test at National Medical Association Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly
Diaton tonometer http://www.GlaucomaEyeTest.com was proudly presented at the 2010 NMA Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly which offered an exciting venue to interact with the largest spectrum of African American physicians, academicians and scientists in the country as well as other allied health professionals.
60 million Americans are at RISK for developing Glaucoma. Glaucoma is usually symptomless and vision loss is irreversible. Often people experience loss of peripheral (side) vision first and compensate for this loss by turning their head.
Prevent Blindness America Survey estimates that over 4 million Americans have glaucoma but only half of those know they have it. It is important to get the eye pressure (IOP) checked at least once a year. Glaucoma is 6 to 8 times more common in African-Americans than Caucasians. With early detection, medications and surgeries can be used to prevent further vision loss.
"With the introduction of our unique Tonometer Diaton – Glaucoma Eye Test through the Eyelid to the Family, General and Internal practices, 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.
Handheld Diaton Tonometer is ideal for mass screening because it is quick, painless and non-invasive procedure. The measurement is taken Over-the-Eyelid with no corneal contact, requiring no anesthesia and having no risk of infecting the eye.
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.
By 2020, 43 million Americans will suffer significant vision loss or even blindness, the Academy of Ophthalmology 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.
BiCOM Inc. covers the full scope of customer service, which involves client training, follow ups, hotline support, sales support, etc. To get 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).
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 presented in over 60 countries either direct by BiCOM Inc., or through Diaton tonometer distributors.
For more information or local distributors – please contact us through the website: http://www.TonometerDiaton.com
About National Medical Association (NMA)
Founded in 1895, the National Medical Association is the nation’s oldest and largest medical association representing the interests of more than 30,000 African-American physicians and their patients. The NMA repeatedly advocates for policies that would assure equitable and quality health care for all people.