Regular eye examinations are one of the most effective ways to ensure good long-term eye health. Most eye conditions and diseases begin with tiny changes in the eye that only advanced scans can pick up.
Early detection of a condition means early intervention with an immediate treatment plan, before any significant, irreversible damage is done.
State of the art scanning technology
We have invested in a state-of-the-art Heidelberg OCT Spectralis eye scan that’s capable of measuring structural changes in your eye to 1/1000 of a millimetre. This scanning technology is so advanced that it’s even used on the International Space Station to maintain the health of astronauts’ eyes!
Traditional retinal photography is limited and can only show a 45-degree view, which is approximately 15%, of the back of the eye. Our high-tech scan uses the latest technology to assess the different layers at the back of the eye, and the model we’ve invested in is specifically designed for glaucoma testing.
Early detection for effective treatment
The OCT scan picks up the slightest changes in your eye, meaning any abnormalities, or early signs of eye diseases such as glaucoma, age related macular degeneration, or cataracts can be detected and diagnosed early, maximising the chances of recovery or successful management of a condition.
Your optometrist will talk you through the results straight away, and the scans will then become part of your patient record. This means that we’re able to compare and monitor the tiniest of changes in your eyes over time, so your optometrist has a full and accurate picture of how your eye health has progressed.
Fast, easy, and safe
The OCT scan is both non-invasive, quick and can be performed at a safe distance, making it COVID-19 safe.
We highly recommend including the OCT eye scan as part of your routine comprehensive check-up. Accurate and regular monitoring of your eye health will give you peace of mind, allowing you to be able to enjoy good vision and eye health for longer.