There are different types of eye conditions that could be affecting your eyesight or could have long-term consequences if not treated properly. Our top priority is to provide superior eye care to our patients. Our vision care specialists are here to promote effective eye care practices and contribute to your overall good health.
We provide the following eye care services:
Visual Field Assessment
Visual Field Assessment is useful in diagnosing and monitoring conditions such as glaucoma, neurological and retinal diseases. Our team ensures a comprehensive exam by the use of leading computerized instruments to measure central and peripheral field of vision.
Digital Retinal Imaging
At Halton Eye Care, we use only the most advanced technology. Digital Retinal Imaging allows your Optometrist to take a high resolution scan of the retina. This helps to diagnose and monitor various eye conditions such as Diabetes, Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration, Retinal Detachments, Cataracts, High Blood pressure, Choroidal Melanom. This comprehensive image of the eye is stored for future use and to track changes in your eye health over time.
Optical Coherence Tomography
This advanced technology creates a 3D scan of the deeper layers of the retina. The result of the allow the Optometrist to detect and treat eye conditions in early stages before results are visible in an eye examination.
Diabetic Retinal Screening
Diabetic retinopathy is the most commonly described complication of diabetes and it is the leading cause of blindness in the working age population in the western world. Screening for diabetic retinopathy has been shown to be effective in preventing significant visual impairment as well as being cost-effective. Annual comprehensive eye examinations are recommended for diabetic patients and are covered by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan. This eye exam includes, baseline vision measurements, binocular vision testing, pupil assessment, spectacle prescription check, dilated fundus examination and peripheral vision testing. Having regular eye examinations allows your Optometrist to track how diabetes in affecting your vision. Your family doctor will be informed on your diabetic eye exam so appropriate treatment can be prescribed.
Pediatric eye exams
The Canadian Association of Optometrists recommends infants to undergo their first eye examination between the age of 6-9 months. A baseline vision measurement can be taken with the use of picture and symbols familiar to infants and toddlers.A comprehensive eye examination will help to detect the need for spectacles, lazy eye, colour vision deficiencies which can hinder your child’s development.