FOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sunridge International's (OTC Bulletin Board: SNDZ) newly acquired wholly owned subsidiary Ophthalmic International (OI), is an innovative manufacturer of medical products. OI has developed and patented a 2-minute, non-invasive, cost effective, alternative treatment for glaucoma and ocular hypertension, known as Pneumatic Trabeculoplasty (PNT). OI holds worldwide patents on the PNT equipment, its disposable sterile suction ring, as well as the medical procedure itself. OI having secured 2a CE marketing approval throughout Europe and Canada is currently marketing its product line through an exclusive distributor network.
Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness, effecting over 70 million people worldwide. PNT has been proven (through studies completed over the last 10 yrs) to be a safe and effective treatment with no adverse side effects, unlike medications usually prescribed to treat glaucoma that come with a multitude of side effects. For more information visit our website, www.oi-pnt.com.
Contact: Jeff Smith
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