Regular eye checks are vital for good health and are the best way for optometrists to detect early signs of macula degeneration or glaucoma, which can impact or even destroy your vision.
Sight Savers Optometrists in Beaumont Street is a fully independent and locally owned optical business. The qualified optometrists can provide eye checks, contact lense and frame fittings and OCT scans.
OCT scans can give optometrists vital information via detailed images of the retinal layers, Optic nerve and even below the retinal surface of the eye.
OCT stands for Optical Coherence Tomography and works in a similar way to an MRI scan. OCT scans are painless and quick and we don't even touch your eye to take an image.
After the scan is completed the optometrist will discuss the results with you and in the event of any concerns arising from your results, you will be guided you on what steps need to be taken next.
The retina is the sensory film in the eye that sends electrical signals to the brain for visual processing.
The Macula is the area of the retina that controls fine detail and central vision. So detecting Macula degeneration early could save your vision.
Glaucoma is the condition that attacks the optic nerve in the eye which can lead to blindness if left untreated.
Getting you eyes checked for Macula degeneration and Glaucoma could save your vision, book an OCT scan today to ensure the health of your eyes.