Health Screening

Optometrists at Optika Eye Care Center examine all aspects of your ocular health.

Screening for ocular diseases during annual eye exams

  • Screening for ocular diseases: cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, hypertensive retinopathy, macular degeneration
  • Systemic screening for glaucoma and other ocular fundus disorders with the use of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) and retinal photography, as of 30 years old or younger when necessary
  • In depth analysis of the optic nerve and/or of the macula with the use of Optical Coherence Tomography
  • In depth analysis of the optic nerve and/or of the macula with the use of Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Ocular surface and lid examination: ocular dryness, redness, allergies, blepharitis, styes, etc.

Management of minor ocular emergencies

  • Evaluation and treatment of red eyes, conjunctivitis, superficial non-central foreign objects, ocular allergies, ophthalmic drop prescriptions
  • Fundus evaluation for flashes and floaters as well as urgent referrals if retinal tares or detachments are found
Important: Outside of clinic hours, please make your way to a medical clinic or to the hospital closest to you. Examples of ocular emergencies that require immediate attention: chemical products in the eye, sudden loss of vision, trauma, laceration, sudden double vision.

Optometrists, healthcare professionals

  • Screening for ocular side effects of systemic medication (Ex: Plaquenil, hydroxychloroquine, Gilenya, corticosteroids, etc.)
  • Screening for ocular side effects of systemic diseases: diabetes, hypertension, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, strokes, ocular herpes, shingles, rosacea, etc.
  • Referrals to ophthalmology and follow-ups for ocular surgeries or emergencies
  • Consultation reports to family physicians and pediatricians