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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About Eyewear Gallery

Eyewear Gallery was established 30 years ago and our office likes to write about many topics that are related to eyecare, glasses and stories that we hope you enjoy. We write about your vision, health and educational facts as well as some fun information. We pride ourselves in medical eyecare and designer eyewear and have received the Peoples Choice Award more than once. We have designer frames such as Lunor, Tiffany, Oliver Peoples and Tom Ford. We also have non designer eyewear and cater to all ages. We stock alot of sunglasses such as Oakley, Wiley X, Costa del Mar, Ray Ban and Maui Jim for sports and outdoor fun. Eyewear Gallery is also known as one of the few Custom Sports Sunglass providers in the USA in both prescription and non prescription. Please visit our website www.EyewearGallery.com Thanks for visiting and following our blogs.
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