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For eye care professionals

Improving your practice’s diagnostic capabilities

07 October 2021

At Essilor we have a wide range of optical diagnostic equipment, designed to bring a wealth of benefits to both you as the eye care professional and your patients.
Achieving a higher standard of vision care for your patients is no doubt a huge priority for an independent optician. With many challenges to overcome in growing your patient list to keeping up with larger, high street competitors, it’s important that you’re able to offer a quality service to each patient that comes through your door.
At Essilor we have a wide range of optical diagnostic equipment, designed to bring a wealth of benefits to both you as the eye care professional and your patients.

Go the extra mile for your patients

Our range of diagnostic equipment allows you to get a full picture of your patients’ eye health, achieving a more efficient and accurate eye examination process. In many cases, this can help you to offer the right support as well as further consultation and treatment recommendation where necessary.
The typical practice requires anywhere from 10 to 15 optical machines in order to operate efficiently. Knowing what instruments to invest in is something we can help you with here at Essilor. Our diagnostic instruments will help you to carry out comprehensive eye screening and instil confidence in your patients.

Finding the right diagnostic equipment

Keeping up with your competitors and your patients’ expectations may feel challenging. We have a carefully selected collection of instruments to help you look after your patients’ eye health, designed with cutting edge technology.

Corneal topographer

Enhance your service offering with a corneal topographer, specially designed for contact lens fitting and also dry eye analysis. The Cornea 550 not only helps you as the professional, but gives you the tools to help your patients better understand the condition of their eyes too.
The high resolution colour camera and independent screen allow you to better share the results of the imagery, so patients can build a better picture of their own eye health. Together with advanced tear film assessment and autofit capability for contact lenses, the Cornea 550 is an essential piece of equipment to take your practice to the next level.

Fundus camera

Being able to deliver high definition retinal imagery can help your practice to achieve a more streamlined retinal screening process. In turn, this will improve your team’s ability to detect retinal pathologies.
An advanced fundus camera can help to diagnose any changes or issues with the back of the eye, and in particular is helpful during diabetic screening for diabetic retinopathy. Using a fundus camera during an eye examination could establish a baseline, to judge whether an eye condition has progressed by the next examination.
This can instil confidence in your patients that you are delivering a comprehensive service with attention to detail and consistency.

Optical coherence tomography (OCT)

Achieve a more detailed view of your patients’ eye health with an OCT machine. This is quickly becoming adopted by practices up and down the country, so it’s important to consider for your next investment.
Typically recommended for patients over 25, or those with a family history of eye disease, OCT is a non-invasive imaging technique to see the thickness of the layers within the eye. It can help you to detect eye conditions much earlier, including glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and AMD.
We work with some of the leading manufacturers of OCT machines, giving you access to advanced eye assessments.
Find out more about becoming an Essilor partner optician today and the benefits it could bring to your practice.

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