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Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)

One of the most important tools to detect changes that aren't visible to the naked eye.

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a non-invasive imaging test that uses light waves to take cross-section pictures of your retina, the light-sensitive tissue lining the back of the eye.

It has become one of the most important tools to detect changes in the macular that isn’t visible to the naked eye.


octWith an OCT exam, each of the retina’s distinctive layers can be seen, allowing for your Optometrist to monitor changes in thickness.

In addition, an OCT is often used to evaluate changes to the neurons supplying the optic nerve. These measurements help with the diagnosis and provide treatment guidance for glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease and high risk medications such as Plaquenil.

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Announcement

We are pleased to announce that we have relocated and merged our practice into our affiliated practice, Glenmore Optometry at 5-538 Yates Road, Kelowna, BC, V1V 2V8 (Sandalwood Plaza, Glenmore, next to Tripke Bakery). We will continue to provide care for our existing and new patients under the name “Glenmore Optometry” effective immediately. At this time, due to Covid-19 restrictions, we are limited to in person essential and urgent care and tele-optometry consultations.

For existing patients: Your patient files have been transferred to our new location and going forward, your regular Optometrist will be continuing your care under the name Glenmore Optometry.