Now this is very interesting...much less evasive than dialating pupils in the eyes...BD
BiCOM Inc. at a recent conference call, reported better than expected results due to a successful launch and unexpected increase in sales of its recently introduced transpalpebral (through the eyelid) tonometer Diaton, a device used for Glaucoma detection. Diaton to be revealed in over 30 countries. The company has increased its outlook for 2007
New York, NY, April 19, 2007 --(PR.com)-- BiCOM Inc. has obtained the FDA approval for Diaton tonometer back in April of 2006. This unique hand-held tonometer allows to measure intraocular pressure (IOP) through the eyelid, with no contact with cornea, no sterilization and without the use of anesthesia drops. Transpalpebral (Diaton) approach is ideal for patients with corneal concerns like conjunctivitis, edema, erosion, cornea pathology, high degree of ametropy or astigmatism, or acquiring IOPs following laser refractive and other corneal surgeries.