Diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, and glaucoma are the main causes of irreversible blindness in the world. With early diagnosis of these diseases and proper treatment, one can live a normal life.
Hospital Angeles is always on the cutting edge, and offers high-technology diagnostic methods that can be included as part of your Check Up or a study at the request of your physician.
- Campimetry (visual fields): This study gives us information on the state of the visual field in some neurological and retina conditions, and especially glaucoma. It is done using a light ray that is projected on a relaxing surface, which stimulates specific areas of the retina.
- Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT): This test is done for the early diagnosis and treatment to control glaucoma, optic nerve diseases, and macular degeneration. It is a non-invasive test using a laser, and images of the different layers of the eye are obtained.