Helpful Slide Show illustrating general information about Glaucoma, different forms of the "slient thief of sight" , Risk Factors and the newest, safest form of Glaucoma detection - Tonometer Diaton Glaucoma Eye Test through the eyelid, no contact with cornea.
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Information, Risk Factors and Detection
through the cornea, pupil and
• These light rays are focused
directly onto the retina, the
light-sensitive tissue lining the
back of the eye.
• The retina converts light rays
into impulses; sent through the
optic nerve to your brain, where
they are recognized as images.
Vision as it might be
affected by glaucoma
Goldmann tonometer: Stationary device requires anesthesia drops, requires contact with cornea and is attached to a slit lamp – usually is used by an Ophthalmologist.
In most cases a stationary unit,
Does not require anesthetic drops
The newest Advancement in tonometry is DIATON TONOMETER –
It measures intraocular pressure (IOP) through the Eyelid.
DIATON Requires No Contact with Cornea No Anesthetic Drops, No Risk of Infecting
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.
Can be used on
Children and Adults
60 million Americans are at RISK for developing Glaucoma,