History and Symptoms: We will ask a series of questions about your health, family health, your work and lifestyle. As some eye conditions are related to general health it’s important to let us know if you are taking any medication as this could affect your sight.
A clear understanding of your visual requirements, especially if a specific problem is a reason for your visit.
Ophthalmoscopy: This is an important part of the examination, where we shine a light into the eyes to examine the internal structures of the eye, such as the crystalline lens, retina and optic nerve and can detect several possible ocular problems such as glaucoma, cataracts, macula degeneration and retinal problems related to vascular conditions eg Diabetes or Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Visual field Screening: This checks your all-round vision and can detect Glaucoma or other neurological conditions with particular attention paid to your peripheral ( side vision) sight.