New Laser Technology equipment added for better patient eyecare!

Why Should You Care?

This new piece of laser equipment technology is a scanning laser test now used in our office and referenced as Ocular Coherence Tomography(OCT).  It is used in detecting the earliest stages of vision loss not associated with the clarity of glasses or contacts.   It is a very user friendly instrument for the patient that does a cross section laser scan of the eye from front to back to detect sight threatening problems like Glaucoma, Macular degeneration, floaters, etc. that a patient may show risks of when we photograph the back of their eyes in their normal eye exam.  This is also important to use on a patient if they may have a family history of eye sight threatening problems which put them at greater risk for losing their vision.  The laser instrument is also used to look for medication complications that affect visual dysfunction in health disorders such as lupus and other autoimmune disorders.  An example of such a drug would often be Plaquenil.  These drugs are from the hydroxychloroquine family which has been also been used to treat malaria. As you see, different classifications of drugs can cause slow progressive vision loss. Good health of your body or lack thereof also will affect your vision and it’s potential loss. 

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