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St. Josephs Hospital Selects Tonometer Pen DIATON for Emergency Department to measure elevated Intra-ocular Pressure for Glaucoma Eye Test through Eyelid

By August 22, 2013March 6th, 2019No Comments

St. Joseph’s Hospital Selects Tonometer Pen DIATON for Emergency Department to measure elevated Intra-ocular Pressure for Glaucoma Eye Test through Eyelid

St. Josephs Hospital, an affiliate of Hospital Sisters Health System selects DIATON tonometer for its Emergency Department to assist physicians to quickly and painlessly evaluate Intraocular Pressure (IOP) for Glaucoma.  Diaton tonometery advanced technology allows to measure IOP through eyelid without use of numbing drops and without influence of corneal properties or past eye surgeries.

The measurement of intraocular pressure is perhaps the most important clinical parameter contributing to the diagnosis of glaucoma.


BiCOM’s tonometer Diaton offers several clinician-friendly features, facilitating easy integration into a hospital or Emergency Department (ED) setting. The design is adaptable to a physician’s current set up, eliminating the need for dedicated space and lowering end-user cost. The compact ergonomic and handheld design also allows for easy transport from room to room or office to office, and includes convenient storage case when not in use.


Diaton tonometer takes the measurement through eyelid and sclera, with that topical anesthetic, such as Proxymetacaine, Tetracaine or Proparacaine is not needed. Contact lenses do not need to be taken out either.

Major Benefits of Diaton Tonometer:

  • No contact with the cornea (only upper eyelid)
  • No anesthesia drops
  • No risk of infecting or scratching cornea
  • No consumables (no need to purchase replacement tips/covers..etc.,)
  • No sterilization
  • No pachymetry needed (no need to purchase pachymeter)
  • No daily calibration needed
  • Handheld / Portable + Easy to use

For more Information on Diaton tonometer or to view the Demo Video – visit:

Medical personnel could use the device in emergency, operating-room and other hospital settings. Eye care practitioners will certainly find Tonometer Diaton beneficial in both office and outreach settings as it does not require corneal applanation or anesthesia.

In Emergency Department (ED) and Acute Care settings IOP measurement is indicated in cases of acute eye injury, acute eye pain, red eye, and acute loss of visual acuity. Normal intraocular pressure ranges between 10-20 mmHg.

Diaton tonometer is very cost efficient and is priced very competitively at only $3,250 USD and it is delivered complete (no need to purchase additional accessories, tips, covers, probes..etc.,), Two Year Warranty, Calibration Tester/ Training Plate (no need for daily calibration), Carry Case, Battery and Training DVD in 5 different languages + phone based training support.

Diaton tonometer can be ordered online at: ORDER TONOMETER DIATON

More information on the Diaton tonometry pen device, including clinical trials data can be found at  or by calling BiCOM Inc. at the toll free number 1-877-DIATONS (1-877-342-8667).

ABOUT St. Joseph’s Hospital:

St. Joseph’s Hospital is a multi-bed critical access hospital (CAH) that has been providing residents of Highland and surrounding communities with high-quality, proven-effective care for more than 130 years. Established in 1878, hospitals mission has always been to be the primary healthcare resource for the community.


BiCOM Inc, is 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 pen, 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 much more favorable outcome for the patient. More about DIATON Tonometer Glaucoma IOP Eye Test at  or call BiCOM at the toll free number 1-877-diatons (1-877-342-8667).

Media Contact: Alina Lagoviyer Media / Public Relations 1-877-342-8667 ext 777

BiCOM Inc., 151 East Walnut Street, Long Beach, NY 11561

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