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Alvernon Optical - Green Valley recommends optomap retinal imaging as part of your comprehensive eye exam.

We are thrilled to provide optomap to our patients in Alvernon Optical - Green Valley! By adding optomap to your comprehensive eye exam, you are facilitating better eye health for you and your loved ones.

What is optomap Retinal Imaging?

Your retina (located in the back of your eye) is the only place in the body where blood vessels can be seen directly. This means that in addition to eye conditions, signs of other diseases (for example, stroke, heart disease, hypertension, and diabetes) can also be seen in the retina. Early signs of these conditions can show on your retina long before you notice any changes to your vision or feel pain. While eye exams generally include a look at the front of the eye to evaluate health and prescription changes, a thorough screening of the retina is critical to verify that your eye is healthy. Early detection means successful treatments can be administered and reduces the risk to your sight and health.

Getting an optomap image is fast, painless, and comfortable. Nothing touches your eye at any time. It is suitable for the whole family. To have the exam, you simply look into the device one eye at a time (like looking through a keyhole) and you will see a flash of light to let you know the image of your retina has been taken. The image capture takes less than half a second and you can view it with your eye care provider.

optomap is a cutting-edge retinal imaging technology that provides a 200-degree view of the retina and unlike traditional eye exams, where your doctor can only view a small portion of the retina at a time, this larger, single-capture view enables your eye care professional to detect, diagnose, and treat eye conditions and diseases at the earliest stages.

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What are the Benefits of optomap Imaging?

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optomap imaging technology is setting a new standard for preventive eye health measures.

Early Detection of Eye Conditions

With its expansive view, optomap imaging can identify signs of eye diseases such as nevi “eye freckles”, diabetic retinopathy, and macular degeneration more easily.

Part of your Medical Health Record

Unlike traditional retinal exams, optomap can be saved to your medical record for future comparisons.

Protection even with no visual complaints

Recent studies have shown that doctors who use optomap imaging, are seeing retinal pathology 97% of the time in patients who have no vision complaints.


4 Reasons to Add optomap to Your Comprehensive Eye Exam

  • Comprehensive Health Insights

    Beyond eye health, this type of imaging can reveal indicators of systemic diseases, including potential risks for stroke and cardiovascular disease, offering a window into your overall well-being.

  • Efficiency and Comfort

    The eye exam is quick, painless, and comfortable for patients of all ages. optomap is complementary to dilation, and your eye care provider will determine if you require both.

  • A Foundation for Preventative Care

    The optomap retinal imaging device is crucial in preventative health care by facilitating early detection of both ocular and systemic conditions. Helping to safeguard not just your vision but your overall eye health.

  • A Key Component of Comprehensive Eye Care

    Incorporating the optomap device into our practice is part of our commitment to providing our patients with the highest standard of eye care. This technology complements our range of services, from routine eye exams to more in-depth care, ensuring you receive a thorough and accurate eye health assessment.

Getting your eyes checked regularly is important for maintaining good eye health. optomap imaging can help detect potential eye problems early on and give you a more informed understanding of your eye health. So, whether you're experiencing symptoms or just due for your regular eye checkup, make an appointment for the optomap eye exam.


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- Jun. 14, 2024
Dr Laura is great. Very thorough!
- Jun. 09, 2024
Everybody in the Green Valley office is wonderful to you as a patient.
- May. 09, 2024
always friendly and prompt.
- May. 09, 2024
Very pleasant visit no wait very professional and friendly staff
- Apr. 11, 2024
My eye exam was excellent but the staff continue to surprise me with their knowledge and excellent s... ervice.
- Mar. 22, 2024
Very helpful staff and completely thorough exam.
- Mar. 18, 2024
Dr and Staff are excellent!
- Feb. 09, 2024
Very caring, professional staff.
- Jan. 22, 2024
Good service, decent pricing, nice selection and local.
- Jan. 18, 2024
Everyone here is amazing!
- Jan. 03, 2024
Based on past reviews, my wife needed 7 pairs of designer sunglasses repaired. Bent, screws or whate... ver was needed and decided to go to Alvernon Optical. Michael helped us and repaired 2 pairs perfectly in about 15 minutes. We told him we can wait for the others. He called about 2 hours later and said they were all ready. Went to pick them up and to my surprise, no charge. WHAT!!?? Service like this is unheard of. Time for me and my wife to get new glasses and I know where we're going. Also, buying lunch tomorrow for the whole staff. Well worth it to me. Thank you Alvernon Optical. Service like yours is hard to find in today's world.
- Dec. 09, 2023
Friendly staff - very organized staff and in time! Very good service.
- Nov. 12, 2023
Convenient location. Good selection of eyeglasses. The doc was great.
- Oct. 19, 2023
(Translated by Google) They treated me very well since I arrived. The doctor is a great person, the ... glasses fit me very well. They really met my expectations. (Original) Me atendieron muy bien desde que llegué. La Dra. es una gran persona, los lentes me quedaron muy bien. Realmente llenaron mis expectativas.
- Oct. 08, 2023
Wonderful Dr. and staff and great selection of glasses.
- Aug. 31, 2023
Been with Alvernon Optical for over 20 years. That speaks volumes.
- Aug. 23, 2023
Great office ! Staff is helpful and friendly. Dr.Shillig explained every detail of testing and det... ails regarding the health of my eyes and changing prescription.
- Aug. 04, 2023
The staff and doctor are super friendly. I feel taken care of when I leave their office!!
- Aug. 03, 2023
Went in to look at frames. They had lots of options and the staff was friendly. Ended up ordering a ... pair I liked and when they arrived they were helpful and made sure they fit securely.
- Jun. 30, 2023
Went in with broken side pieces of my glasses and they took them back and had them fixed within 10 m... inutes and charged me nothing!!! I will be buying my exam and glasses from them from now on simply due to their kindness!

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Schedule Your Comprehensive Eye Exam, Including optomap, Today

Take advantage of the benefits of this cutting-edge technology. Contact Alvernon Optical - Green Valley in Green Valley to schedule your optomap eye exam and experience the difference. Our team is here to answer any questions and guide you through the process.

Take the first step towards comprehensive eye health and see the world more clearly through the lens of optomap technology.