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Wellington Eye Care is pleased to announce the latest upgrades to its OptoVue optical coherence tomographer (OCT).
The OptoVue OCT is a scanning laser that takes high resolution two- and three-dimensional scans inside the eye. This revolutionary technology benefits the patient by providing more accurate diagnosis and management of eye diseases like glaucoma, macular degeneration and retinal detachments. It allows for more accurate diagnosis of eye disease caused by systemic (full body) diseases like diabetes and high blood pressure.
“This technology is truly remarkable,” noted Dr. Larry Eklund. “It can detect changes in the eye before either the patient or I can. With this tool we can begin treating diseases, like glaucoma, before vision loss occurs. The latest upgrades provide us with higher quality scans at a much lower cost than before.”
As is the case with most diseases and disorders, the earlier they are detected, the earlier treatment can be initiated. The Opto-Vue OCT performs a progression analysis from one year to the next, allowing for a more accurate treatment plan.
Wellington Eye Care is located at 8251 Wellington Blvd. For more information or to make an appointment, contact the clinic at 970-568-7161 or www.wellingtoneye.com.