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 […]
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? […]