Advanced Technology

RETINAL PHOTOGRAPHY
This highly recommended procedure allows doctors to have a high resolution image of the inside of your eye. Retinal Digital Photography is a sophisticated instrument allowing for advanced primary eye care. Using digital camera technology the instrument is able to capture a detailed picture of the retina (the back of the eye) that can be electronically stored. This enables superior diagnostic capability and is an excellent method to monitor long term eye health.

OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY
The Optical Coherence Tomographer (OCT) enables us to provide a more thorough record of the health of your eyes.

An OCT permits us to observe the condition of your retina by taking a cross-sectional image through the eye similar to an MRI scan. This layer-by-layer investigation assists in early detection of the ocular conditions including central retinal diseases, central detachments, holes, thinning, optic nerve disease, precancerous lesions, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy.

We also store and compare the results of future tests so that a complete ocular history can be generated. Minute changes that may not have been apparent are readily identified with these tests. This is especially important for those patients who have a personal or family history of high blood pressure, diabetes, retinal problems, headaches, floaters, flashing light streaks, a strong prescription for glasses, diminishing vision, macular degeneration, cataracts or are taking certain medications.

AUTOMATED VISUAL FIELDS
Our office is equipped with a Humphrey Visual Field Analyzer. A Visual Field Analyzer is a specialized instrument used to provide information essential to both diagnosing and monitoring the progression of ocular diseases. This computerized instrument accurately assesses a patient’s peripheral or side vision. Visual field testing is used in the diagnosis of many ocular and neurological conditions, and is the gold standard for monitoring glaucoma.

PACHYMETRY
A measurement of your corneal thickness. This is required to ensure you are a candidate for Laser Vision Correction. And allows for proper assessment of you internal ocular pressures (IOP).