Do you know what Dr. Oz knows?
MS. Diabetes. High Blood Pressure. High Cholesterol. Melanoma.
These are just some of the things that can be diagnosed during a comprehensive eye health examination from Dr. Olson.
In this television segment Dr. Oz shows Optomap images (like we use) to illustrate two systemic conditions that a skilled optometrist can detect […]
Anyone can develop sight-threatening glaucoma. It’s the second leading cause of blindness in the world, according to the World Health Organization. But an eye doctor can detect it before significant vision loss begins. Glaucoma occurs when pressure inside the eye slowly rises, and this leads to optic nerve damage and vision loss. During every eye health exam we […]
When it was featured on Good Morning America in May 2007, the Optovue RTVue spectral OCT was one of only 100 worldwide. As soon as May 2008, Dr. Olson was introducing that same instrument to his patients in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, at Complete EyeCare Center.
The GMA reporter was “able to get access to one”, and […]
Many eye problems can develop without you knowing. You may not even notice any change in your eyesight. But, diseases such as macular degeneration, glaucoma, retinal tears or detachments, and other health problems such as diabetes and high blood pressure can be seen with a thorough exam of the retina. Until the optomap®, the only […]
You’ve broken out the new calendar, or at least turned the page to a new year. Are you wondering where 2008 went? None of us seems immune to this syndrome, perhaps a sign of the busyness of our culture. So, it should come as no surprise that you’ve probably underestimated how long it’s been since […]
A new instrument gives Complete EyeCare Center patients a distinct health advantage. The RTVue OCT* creates ultra-high speed high resolution 3-D scans, maps and images of the eye. It can even allow Dr. Olson to visualize discrete layers of the retina. This is the first instrument to provide such high resolution capabilities.
What does this mean for Dr. Olson’s patients? […]