The OCT is an imaging technique which forms an essential part of the ophthalmic assessment in the 21st century.
Most of us want to know that we have made the best decision before putting it to the test. At Envision we want to be sure that together we can make the best choice for your vision.
Your first visit to an ophthalmologist can be quite bizarre. Although it might seem very strange it can be compared to a normal visit to your GP. Like your GP…
Fact: Although glasses are not ideal to swim with, contacts are also not the answer. The FDA recommends that you do not expose contacts to any type of water: tap water; swimming pools; oceans; lakes; hot tubs and showers. All sorts of viruses and micro-organisms live in water.
They rely on on-the-job training and no formal education is required to start working as an ophthalmic assistant.
Sunrays are also reflected from water and sand upwards to your face. Hats are great at protecting your face and neck from the sun. Don’t forget to wear sunglasses too
Behind every good ophthalmologist there is a team of great ophthalmic assistants to lighten his or her burden. They perform preliminary eye function testing and eye scans and tests.
Myth: Sunscreen doesn't belong in your eye area. Fact: The skin around the eye is thinner and is more susceptible to damage from the sun’s harmful rays.
Ophthalmologists are responsible for your medical and surgical eye care. They went to medical school, did internship and community service and then completed a 4-to-4,5-year specialist degree in ophthalmology.
Myth: A cataract is a growth on the white area of your eye. Fact: Inside our eyes, we have a natural lens. The lens bends light to help us see clearly. The lens should be clear.