Bringing the most advanced technology to our patients, we recommend optomap® ultra-wide digital retinal imaging as part of your comprehensive eye exam today. The optomap ultra-wide digital retinal imaging system helps you and your eye doctor make informed decisions about your eye health and overall well-being. Combining your eye doctor’s expertise and optomap technology, optomap brings your eye exam to life.
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What is a visual field test?
Your visual field is simply all the areas you can see at one time. This area includes all the visual space above, beneath, and on either side of an object in your central view. A visual field test enables your eye doctor to measure the range of your peripheral vision, detect any abnormalities in your visual field, such as blind spots (scotoma), or vision loss that may have occurred over time.
The visual field test is important in the diagnosis of retinal conditions, and identification of retinal nerve damage. Any nerve damage is usually permanent, so early detection is crucial.
If retinal nerve damage (a scotoma) is detected, its size and shape will facilitate staging of an ocular disease. Additionally, if you have been diagnosed with glaucoma, a drooping eyelid (ptosis), this test will enable your eye doctor to determine how much vision loss has occurred or is obstructed as a result of the condition.
OCT Imaging Maestro
OCT is often used to evaluate disorders of the optic nerve as well. The OCT exam helps your ophthalmologist see changes to the fibers of the optic nerve. For example, it can detect changes caused by glaucoma.
OCT-Angiography is a new, non-invasive diagnostic method through which the vascular structures of the retina and choroid may be visualized in three dimensions without the need for contrast agent injection