Ultra-wide OPTOMAP Exam
How does retinal imaging work?
The process of taking a retinal image starts with a camera flash or a low power laser light. The light source goes through the eye to the pupil. Light is then reflected back and leaves the eye to be later collected by a machine that will generate an image of the retina.
What can OPTOMAP exam detect?
The OPTOMAP exam can detect several very serious conditions. It is a cutting edge technology that enables optometrists to identify diseases such as glaucoma, high blood pressure and diabetes. It’s an easy and fast examination for all ages that enables an optometrist to quickly spot any illnesses and start the correct treatment ahead of time. OPTOMAP is very successful in identifying cancer, hypertension (high blood pressure), age-related macular degeneration (AMD), retinal detachment (RD), glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy (DR).