VANTAA, Finland – Oscare Medical announces that i3o has been appointed as the distributor for the OsCare Sono® in Portugal. i3o has a solid background in the fields of optometry and ophthalmology, and is currently expanding its services to new markets. i3o’s organization includes highly qualified people with several years of experience in the field of medical technology. The policy of i3o is to be always near to the customer providing complete and prompt services.
Osteoporosis affects over 800.000 people in Portugal, and one in three over the age of 50 will suffer bone fractures within the next ten years. Fractures account for as many deaths in Portugal as breast cancer. The OsCare Sono® enables to recognize patients at a high risk for osteoporosis so they can be referred for further examinations and diagnostics. Early detection can help reduce the occurrence of low energy fractures, which can cause substantial pain and severe disability as well as costs to the society.