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Optomap

For many eyecare patients, having pupils dilated (opened up) using eye drops can be a bother. But as an integral part of a truly comprehensive eye exam, those drops are highly recommended. Dilation gives your eye doctor the widest view of the internal structures at the back of the eye—the optic nerve, retina, even blood vessels.

That’s where Optomap technology comes in. Using low-power laser technology, your eyecare professional can take a wide, instantly-viewable and detailed digital scan of your retina (the area responsible for processing images). All in real time. And in no time. Without the use of pupil-dilating eye drops.

How does Optomap work?

It’s very similar to sitting down in a type of photo booth and leaning forward to have your picture taken. Except in this instance, the picture being taken is a larger, wide-field image of the inside of your eyeball. Optomap takes around a minute.

Since retina scanning is so important in the early detection of cataracts, diabetic eye disease, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration and more, it’s pretty easy to see why Optomap technology is so promising.

Optomap retinal exams are not available everywhere, however. And in some instances, these scans may not be covered by traditional insurance due to cuts in eye doctor reimbursements.

Check with your eyecare professional and ask if an Optomap eye exam is right for you.

 

Special thanks to the EyeGlass Guide, for informational material that aided in the creation of this website. Visit EyeGlass Guide today! 

Until further notice, we will not be seeing patients for normal routine vision services. In case of a medical emergency, please call and our doctor will instruct you on how to proceed for any necessary treatment. We will have staffing for limited hours daily to deliver eyewear curbside that is currently on order. Please call our office at 410/465-6166 prior to arrival to ensure we are open.

We apologize for any inconvenience, however we feel this is for the safety of all parties involved considering the current medical situation. We will notify when we proceed back to normal daily operations.

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*** COVID-19 UPDATE ***

Due to the developing situation with the COVID-19 virus outbreak, our clinic will be closed until further notice

If you do have an eye emergency or any questions, please contact us for further information at erin@eyeson40.com.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding during these difficult times.