Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) is equivalent to an optical ultrasound. It takes a cross-section picture of your retina,
the light-sensitive tissue lining at the back of the eye. It is an established and accurate
technique to view the inside of a patient's eye non-invasively that allows for the detection
of eye disease far sooner than other methods.
Eye Health Examination Wales and Low Vision Service Wales. An EHEW examination assesses the
needs of a patient who requires immediate or urgent eye care, whereas Low Vision Service Wales
is a Welsh Assembly funded scheme to enable Optometrists to determine a person's residual
vision, then improve it with various Optical and non-Optical devices.
Although the Government has awarded the contract for routine visual fields examinations to a well known
multiple group, there have been many instances where licences have been unnecessarily revoked.
We have carried out our own examinations and have reported directly to the DVLA, on behalf of patients.
To date we have been successful in having these decisions changed and licenses been reissued in quite a few cases.