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Eye Examinations in the London practice

At Zacks Eye Clinic in central London W1 we recommend that regular eye examinations are a vital part of any health care programme. They are essential to ensure normal visual development in children and for the early detection of conditions affecting the eyes and general health.  We provide specialist eye examinations, specialist contact lens fitting, a corporate scheme for local London based companies and screening tests using the latest imaging technology for diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and macular degeneration. Same day appointments are usually available for patients who need to be seen urgently.

The Eye Examinations

Every new patient is given a full eye examination which takes approximately half an hour. The spectacle prescription is ascertained by different objective and subjective methods and the eyes are examined externally and internally for conditions such as cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration and retinal detachments. Retinal photographs and OCT scans are stored for comparison on future visits. The effects of conditions such as diabetes and raised blood pressure can be detected and monitored with our imaging systems.  Additional tests for binocular vision, intra-ocular pressures, visual field analysis and colour vision are performed when necessary.
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Children’s Eye Examinations

Specialist assessments are performed on young children to ascertain their quality of vision and spectacle prescription. More detailed examinations are available for children with learning difficulties such as dyslexia or those requiring contact lenses or orthokeratology.
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Complex Eye Prescriptions

Complex spectacle prescriptions due to extremely high myopia, hypermetropia, astigmatism, or pathology, require extra care and attention. We allow plenty of time for complex prescribing to ensure we find the best possible visual correction for your eyes.
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Contact Lens Examinations

At Zacks eye clinic in central London we have optometrists who specialise in fitting complex contact lenses. Contact lenses can offer considerable advantages over spectacles providing a larger field of view with reduced magnification or minification.
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Ophthalmic Imaging

We use a variety of ophthalmic imaging techniques to screen and monitor different structures within the eye and visual system. These include optical coherence tomography, slit lamp photography, retinal fundus photography corneal topography and visual field analysis.
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Diabetic Retinal Screening

At Zacks Eye Clinic in central London we have a digital fundus camera for diabetic retinal screening. Patients who would otherwise need to attend a hospital eye clinic for diabetic retinopathy screening can be seen here, privately, at their convenience.
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Dyslexia Eye Examinations

The dyslexia eye examination includes a full optometric examination followed by further specialist tests to assess visual problems associated with dyslexia and other learning difficulties. This involves careful assessments of binocular eye movements, focussing…
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Myopia Control

Our optometrists can provide advice and treatment for myopia control. Myopia (short sight) is increasing throughout the world affecting about one in three of the US population and up to 80 per cent of children in parts of Asia.
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Corporate Schemes (VDU users & Safety Eye-wear)

We can provide corporate VDU eye examinations for local companies. The corporate scheme enables companies to fulfill their health and safety obligations with minimal administration work and expenditure and provides employees with large discounts…
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Orthokeratology Eye Examinations

Our optometrists specialise in Orthokeratology contact lenses. Also known as overnight vision correction (OVC), orthokeratology involves using specially designed rigid gas-permeable contact lenses to gently reshape the eye…
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For more information on eye examinations, or clinical reasons for early recall please contact us to make an appointment for a consultation at our central London practice.

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