Author: Lucinda Howard

Understanding astigmatism

Astigmatism is a common ocular defect that occurs when the curvature of the cornea or lens is not symmetrical or uniform. It is usually a minor eye condition that many people will have to some extent, especially those who wear glasses. However, symptoms can be mild and vision correction is not always needed.

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June – OCT as standard

OCT or Optical Coherence Tomography is now the gold standard of ocular health examination. While at Arthur Hayes this technology has been available in practice for 8 years it has always been offered as an extra rather than as routine. However, during your routine eye examination an OCT will now be performed, where physically possible, to allow us to see more that we’ve ever been able to see before.

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