The Department of Ophthalmology provides specialized eye care facilities, combining advanced medical technologies and highly-skilled healthcare professionals. Treatments include: - Contact lens service - Corneal topography - Conventional and Custom LASIK/PRK - PDT laser treatments - Cataract surgery - Lid surgery - Glaucoma surgery - Ocular ultrasound - Stereo-disc photography - Visual fields - Fluorescein angiography - ICG
You might think your vision is fine or that your eyes are healthy, but visiting your eye care professional for a comprehensive dilated eye exam is the only way to really be sure. When it comes to common vision problems, some people don’t realize they could see better with glasses or contact lenses. In addition, many common eye diseases such as glaucoma, diabetic eye disease and age-related macular degeneration often have no warning signs. A dilated eye exam is the only way to detect these diseases in their early stages. During a comprehensive dilated eye exam, your eye care professional places drops in your eyes to dilate, or widen, the pupil to allow more light to enter the eye the same way an open door lets more light into a dark room. This enables your eye care professional to get a good look at the back of the eyes and examine them for any signs of damage or disease. Your eye care professional is the only one who can determine if your eyes are healthy and if you’re seeing your best.