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Glaucoma Eye Test Leyton

Looking for an Optician that does a glaucoma eye test Leyton area. Look no further than Optical World. We have been established since 1948 and have served the local and surrounding areas by providing an independent, highly trusted and friendly service. You are in good hands.

Diagnosing Glaucoma
About Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a condition which can affect the sight, this is caused due to the build up of pressure inside the eye. Both eyes are often affected and this can sometimes vary. In some cases one eye may develop glaucoma quicker than the other.

The eyeballs contain a liquid call aqueous humour which is constantly being produced by the eye. If there is any excess fluid then this is drained through tubes.

The cause of glaucoma is due to the fluid not draining properly and the pressure builds up. This is also known as intraocular pressure.

Intraocular pressure can damage the optic nerve, the nerve that connects the eye to the brain and also the nerve fibres from the retina, this is the light sensitive nerve tissue that lines the back of the eye.

Regular Glaucoma Checkups
Your vision is possibly the most important sense you own. Regular eye examinations are vitally crucial that you make sure your eyes remain healthy and also to see any need for treatment,  glasses or contact lenses. The sooner we find an issue the more easy it is to tackle and the chance of doing any long-term harm to your own eyesight is reduced. If you are looking for an glaucoma optometrist in Leyton? You have come to the right place. Optical World is where you need to come to.

When you come to Optical World we will ask you a few questions about your eye and general health before proceeding with the eye examination. We provide eye examinations in Leyton for both private and NHS patients.
Many of our customers tell us our eye examinations are a few of the very comprehensive they have ever had.

The Glaucoma Eye Test

There are a number of glaucoma tests that can be carried out by your optometrist. They are pain free and quite quick. Usually around 30mins. The tests carried out are as follows:

What your eye test will involve

Eye Pressure Test ( Tonometry)
Central Corneal Thickness
Visual Field Test
Optic Nerve Assessment
Additonal tests if required or prescribed


If our optometrist suspects glaucoma, then we will make a referral to an ophthalmologist for additional tests. The ophthalmologist will confirm your diagnosis and establish:

How far the condition has developed
How much damage the glaucoma has done to your eyes
The reasons as to what caused the glaucoma

Once you have been given the above information, further advice will be given on the treatment of glaucoma.
There maybe occasions where your specialist will continue to treat you, but if in some cases you have chronic

Quality Glaucoma Optometrists in Leyton

When your tests are finished you’ll be invited to speak to our dispensing optician regarding the outcomes of your eye examination and whether new glasses or contact lenses would help you. We’ll never put pressure for you to purchase anything from us; you’ll be offered a copy of your prescription should you desire, to take away with you.

How Long Does An Glaucoma Eye Appointment Last?

Eye appointments at Optical World are typically 30 minutes long. This gives the optician enough time to perform a thorough examination and be in the best position to advise you. When the eye examination is complete, you will have plenty of time to talk freely with your optician about any findings or concerns you may have.

Why Book An Glaucoma Eye Test?

If you have not had a eye sight test for a little while, make certain there are no difficulties you’re missing by making an appointment for one of our comprehensive eye test assessments.
Looking to book an glaucoma eye test Leyton?

You can book online or alternatively give us a call on 020 7118 6777

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Want to know more about Glaucoma ?

Introduction to Glaucoma I Symptoms I Causes I Diagnosis I Treatment I Complications

The links will take you the NHS information about Glaucoma website, please be sure to come back to us if you want to make an appointment to see an Optometrist.

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