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Technology

Learn more about the eye care technology we feature in our office

Retinal Camera

The Zeiss Visucam Pro-NM is a high resolution retinal camera that captures images of the back of your eyes. We use the instrument to photo-document conditions such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and other retinal diseases, glaucoma and other optic nerve disorders.

O.C.T.

The Optical Coherence Tomographer, known as the OCT, is a scanning laser that captures MRI-like images of your corneas, anterior chamber, retina and optic nerve. This highly specialized instrument is essential in diagnosis and management of many eye diseases such as keratoconus, macular degeneration and glaucoma, to name a few.

Optomap Retinal Screening

Just as every fingerprint is unique and no two snowflakes are the same, your retina is also one-of-a-kind. At Horizon Eye Care & Optical, we will photograph your individual retina in order to detect any significant abnormalities. Using our Optomap Retinal Exam, Drs. Alireza and Sana Somji are able to inspect the image for a comprehensive view of your retinal condition. The pictures are generated instantaneously, so we’ll be able to discuss the findings with you immediately in our Sugar Land, TX, office.

How Does it Work?

No dilation of your pupils is necessary for performing the Optomap Retinal Screening. We will simply ask you to look into the device, one eye at a time. You’ll see a painless flash of light, and then it’s over. We will store your precise, personal images from year to year to compare and identify any changes in your retina.

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Optomap Diagnostic Atlas

The Optomap is an advanced diagnostic tool that enables us to assess an ultra-wide field of view of your retina. Our optometrists may detect abnormalities such as blood spots, retinal holes, tears and detachments or a choroidal nevus (a freckle at the back of your eye) in the pictures generated by this modern technology. Using Optomap in our Sugar Land, Texas, optometric practice helps us to diagnose ocular disease at a very early stage, before you experience any symptoms. General health conditions, including diabetes and hypertension, may also be detected by analyzing Optomap photographs.

We have more than 20 years of experience examining eyes in Sugar Land and the Greater Houston area of Texas. To benefit from the comfort and precision of our Optomap Retinal Screening, please contact us today, for an appointment.

See the illustration of the eye abnormalities and diseases that may be evident on an Optomap retinal image.

Optikam

Significantly more accurate digital measurements with Optikam!

Digital Measurements

Traditionally your eyewear fitting measurements were taken with a ruler. Now, at Horizon Eye Care & Optical, we only take measurements with our new, state of the art digital measuring systems called Optikam! Significantly more accurate than many other methods commonly used, the Optikam enables our opticians to obtain measurements required in the fitting process of your glasses.

Frame and Lens Selection

Confused over which frames to select? Don’t worry! Optikam lets you compare up to four frames on your face side by side! We also have illustrations to show you how thin your final lenses will be, and the benefits of many features such as polarization, transitions and no glare lenses.

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