Optical Coherence Tomographer

We are thrilled to advise you of the installation of the remarkable Nidek RS-330 Optical Coherence Tomographer (OCT for short) at our Winchester, Alresford, Caterham and Croydon practices and we are now able to image the back of your eye at greater depth than using photography alone, allowing us to study your eyes in incredible detail.

We also keep records of these images for you so that we can compare them at every visit, allowing us to discern even the smallest of changes. Having an OCT screening in combination with your normal eye test provides us with high resolution 3D images of your retina to assist in early detection and monitoring of various retinal diseases including Glaucoma, Diabetic Retinopathy, Age related Macula Degeneration and a great deal more...

Your OCT eye health check can be carried out at the same visit as your eye examination. It is a painless and non-invasive procedure and only takes a few seconds for your eye to be scanned a little similar to having a photograph taken. Although Optical Coherence Tomography is not covered by the NHS, you can simply pay a top up fee for this service and we will book a longer appointment with your Optometrist. For further information including costs simply visit our fees page or ask a member of staff at the time of booking your appointment.

If you are a member of our Rawlings Vision Plan you can include this extra service for a small top up fee at the time of your examination or simply add this service to your plan.

Optical Coherence Tomographer