BiCOM Inc Joins Community Health Action of Staten Island in JUNETEENTH Community Health Fair

Released on: August 27, 2008, 11:40 am

Press Release Author: Alina Lagoviyer / Public Relations BiCOM Inc.

Industry: Healthcare

Press Release Summary: BiCOM with its Tonometer Diaton Glaucoma Eye Test is Glad to
Join Community Health Action Campaign with Free Glaucoma Screenings for a New York
City borough.

Press Release Body: In a Joint effort to raise awareness about the threat of
glaucoma, BiCOM Inc. is joining forces with The Community Health Action of Staten
Island. BiCOM will be helping to conduct intraocular "eye" pressure (IOP) screenings
with their portable, non-invasive (through the eyelid) Tonometer Diaton and
providing materials about glaucoma prevention to the public. The company greatly
supports community outreach and awareness of Glaucoma. On World Glaucoma Day, BiCOM
Inc. held a very successful screening event at The Staten Island Ferry. BiCOM Inc.,
cooperates with national and international for-profit and non-for-profit
organizations to increase awareness and promote mass screenings with the help of
Diaton Tonometer (Glaucoma Eye Test

The Community Health Action of Staten Island educates about HIV/AIDS and serves the
needs of those affected by the disease. CHASI is now integrating Glaucoma screenings
for the community. BiCOM has trained members of Health Action to screen using simple
& non-contact Tonometer Diaton. CHASI developed health, educational and social
programs for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender communities in the borough.
They also provide a food bank for the community and an outpatient program for those
affected by drug or alcohol abuse. The Community Health Action Of Staten Island has
a long history of helping those most in need and the BiCOM team is proud to join the

Prior to joining BiCOM, Heather Joy Roth was an active member of Community Health
Action and due to her efforts, both organizations have currently joined forces in
the fight against Glaucoma . At a recent interview, Miss. Roth commented \" Outreach
programs should be aware of the threat of preventable blindness and other
non-for-profit organizations should use Diaton Tonometer for mass screenings.\"

Known as \"the sneak thief of sight,\" glaucoma is a disease characterized by gradual
loss of vision due to optic nerve damage. Many people do not notice the start of
Glaucoma because peripheral vision is first to be lost. As the optic nerve becomes
increasingly damaged, permanent vision loss and blindness can occur. 60 million
Americans are at risk for developing glaucoma. The goal is to identify patients with
increased intraocular pressure before any nerve damage has occurred so no vision
loss ever develops. To protect your vision, have your eyes examined on a regular

About BiCOM Inc.

BiCOM, is a privately held company with its 15 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.

As of January 2008, BiCOM represents and supports Diaton tonometer in over 30
countries and growing with each day...

Says Mr. Boris Kun, President of BiCOM Inc: \"Diaton Tonometer is a revolutionary
device and signifies a new stage in Optometry and Ophthalmology!\"

BiCOM Inc., is committed to the mission of preventing blindness caused by glaucoma.

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contact: Alina Lagoviyer / Public Relations BiCOM Inc.

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Phone: 1.877.342.8667 Ext.777

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Contact Details: BiCOM Inc.
151 East Walnut Street
Long Beach, New York 11561

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