ServicesOptical Coherence Tomography (OCT Scan) and OCT Angiography

Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT Scan) and OCT Angiography



1. What is this service/procedure? Can you give me a simple ONE sentence description?

A scan of the back of the eye taken with a special camera.

2. Who is this service/procedure for, who needs it, who will benefit from it?

Patients who have retinal problems that require diagnosis. Includes diabetics and patients with glaucoma.

3. What is the purpose of this service/procedure?

It takes a cross-sectional image of the back of the eye. Sometimes the focus is on the optic nerve and at other times it is on the macular.




4. What should the patient expect to happen during this service/procedure? What is the experience going to be like?

Your eyes will be dilated. Then, a special photograph of your eye will be taken. This procedure is painless and will take less than 5 minutes.



5. How long does this procedure usually take?

This procedure typically takes less than 5 minutes.



6. Is this service/procedure conducted with local or general anesthesia?

No anesthesia is used for this procedure.



7. What should you (the patient) do BEFORE this service/procedure?

No special preparation is needed before this diagnostic test.



8. What should you (the patient) do AFTER this service/procedure?

No special actions need to be taken after this diagnostic test.



9. Is there anything else the patient needs to do in preparation for this service/procedure?

No special preparation is needed before this diagnostic test.



10. Who will carry out this service/procedure?

This procedure is usually done by an ophthalmic assistant or an ophthalmic technician.





Locations Offering this Service



TEH San Fernandoarrow_forward
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Acropolis Medical Centre #99B Circular Road, San Fernando.
TEH St. Augustinearrow_forward
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TIMT Building Corner Warren Street and Private Road, St. Augustine.
TEH Maravalarrow_forward
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102-103 Royal Palm Suite Hotel Saddle Road, Maraval.
TEH Freeportarrow_forward
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153 Mission Road, Freeport.