We use the most up-to-date technology to ensure the best eye care possible. Here are some of the different types of tests and equipment you may experience on a visit to our Practice.
Visual Fields Testing
Alpert Vision Care is dedicated to ocular disease diagnosis and management. The Humphrey Field Analyzer with its advanced software enables the doctors diagnose diseases resulting in field loss. This will be another valuable tool to aid us in intervening as early as possible with a treatment to prevent further vision loss as a result of glaucoma. The Humphrey Field Analyzer is the recognized standard of care for early diagnosis, treatment and management of diseases resulting in visual field loss and glaucoma.
Advanced Digital Retinal Imaging and Telemedicine
Alpert Vision Care offers digital retinal photography (Optomap or Optos). The procedure is very simple and designed to keep patient comfort a priority. The equipment produces a high quality color digital image of the retina, instantly displaying it on a high-resolution monitor that can be used to detect the earliest stages of retinal change. It ensures that clinical information is comprehensive and facilitates in the proper diagnosis of a wide range of eye disease. Glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy are some of the common eye diseases that the imaging system is helpful in identifying and tracking over time. An additional benefit this system brings is its ability to e-mail images to other doctors for review, when appropriate. Investing in this type of technology is just one way we demonstrate our commitment to providing patients with the best diagnostic care available today.
Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)
This instrument offers a wide variety of capabilities. It is a special scanner that can get microscopic measurements of every layer in the back of the eye, called the retina. the retina is responsible for registering what we see in our world and transferring that information to our brain. The retina can be damaged from a variety of diseases and conditions not limited to, diabetes, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. It helps us care for and monitor progression of many health conditions and is an integral part of our medical practice.
Because our office also specializes in advanced contact lens fittings, our OCT helps us take measurements down to the microns to get the closest to perfect fit possible for our patients, meaning improved vision and comfort.