Protection beyond sterilization.
Tonosafe disposable prisms keep your patients safer.
In a May 2019 issue of Quick Safety, the Joint Commission clearly outlines the risks associated with improperly disinfected tonometers:
“Health care organizations and providers that use tonometers and other devices that touch eyes need to be aware of an infection risk to patients.”
The American Academy of Ophthalmology has reported that transmission of infection “could occur from failure to adequately disinfect ophthalmology devices, such as tonometers.”
*Disinfection of Tonometers: A Report by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Ophthalmology. 2017 Dec;124(12):1867-1875. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2017.05.033. Epub 2017 Jul 11