Optometrist in George Now Using Keratograph 5M

Weldon Optical

Assessment of Corneas in George

Weldon Optical

Weldon Optical in George can now offer their contact lens patients a more accurate assessment of their corneas with the high-tech Keratograph 5M. This recently acquired high-tech instrument also performs a computerized analysis of the tear layer and gives a precise report on the causes and severity of dry eyes. The Keratograph enables the optometrist to do exact measurements of the cornea and virtual fittings of contact lenses. This is useful where a patient has irregular corneas as a result of laser surgery, astigmatism or keratoconus.

Contact Lens Design in George

With the advancement in materials and contact lens design the optometrists at Weldon Optical in George can now design and order a contact lens for any eye. With the technology of the Keratograph dry eye treatment can be targeted to address the underlying cause and not just the symptoms.

Dry Eye Treatment in George

Normal tears consist of three different components: a mucus component, a water portion and an oil component. Dry eyes develop when the balance of the composition of the tears is disrupted when not enough of one or more of these components is secreted. Different types of dry eye can develop, depending on which component is lacking. People with dry eye syndrome may experience irritated, gritty, scratchy, or burning eyes, excess watering, and blurred vision. The Keratograph at Weldon Optical in George has a high-resolution infra-red camera and is equipped with intelligent software to analyse the collected data. It can also compare the results and show the success of the dry eye treatment.

Dry Eye Analysis at Optometrist in George

The Keratopgraph measures quality and stability of the tear film on the eye non-invasively. A complete dry eye analysis by an optometrist at Weldon Optical in George test takes 30 minutes. The best course of treatment to address your specific problem can then be recommended.